Linksys WPC54G v1.0

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'Instant Wireless' Wireless-G Notebook Adapter
Linksys WPC54G v1.0
Serial number prefix
B30, BDH0
PCMCIA (32-bit)
PCMCIA (32-bit)
ID:14e4:4320 (29 addl. devices) SS: 1737:4320
Windows: PCI\VEN_14E4&DEV_4320&SUBSYS_43201737
Broadcom BCM4306
Broadcom BCM2050

OUI: 00:06:25 (13 E, 21 W)

Wireless Standards
IEEE 802.11b/g
up to 54 Mbps
up to 11 Mbps
Operating Frequency
2.4 GHz

Probable Linux driver
b43legacy or b43, depending on core revision (both are in backports)
PCI ID first seen in kernel v2.6.17 (2006-06-18)
(see also passys)

FCC approval date 13 December 2002
 Chip1 brandChip2 brand
Linksys WPC54G v1.0BroadcomBroadcom
Linksys WPC54G v1.1BroadcomBroadcom
Linksys WPC54G v1.2BroadcomBroadcom
Linksys WPC54G v2Texas InstrumentsRadia
Linksys WPC54G v3.0Broadcom
Linksys WPC54G v3.1Broadcom
Linksys WPC54G v4InprocommRFMD
Linksys WPC54G v5MarvellMarvell
Linksys WPC54G v7Atheros

For a list of all currently documented Broadcom chipsets with specifications, see Broadcom.

For a list of all currently documented Linksys device with specifications, see Linksys.

54 Mbps - 2.4GHz 802.11g = G54 class


WPC54G v1.0 serial numbers appear to start with B30 or BDH0.

lspci -nnv dump

06:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4306 802.11b/g Wireless LAN Controller [14e4:4320] (rev 02)
        Subsystem: Linksys WPC54G v1 / WPC54GS v1 802.11g Wireless-G Notebook Adapter [1737:4320]
        Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 64, IRQ 19
        Memory at f1d00000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=8K]
        Capabilities: [40] Power Management version 2
        Kernel driver in use: b43-pci-bridge

ssb + b43legacy info dump

[41487.034681] ssb: Found chip with id 0x4306, rev 0x02 and package 0x00
[41487.034691] ssb: Core 0 found: ChipCommon (cc 0x800, rev 0x02, vendor 0x4243)
[41487.034701] ssb: Core 1 found: IEEE 802.11 (cc 0x812, rev 0x04, vendor 0x4243)
[41487.034710] ssb: Core 2 found: PCMCIA (cc 0x80D, rev 0x01, vendor 0x4243)
[41487.034720] ssb: Core 3 found: V90 (cc 0x807, rev 0x01, vendor 0x4243)
[41487.034730] ssb: Core 4 found: PCI (cc 0x804, rev 0x07, vendor 0x4243)
[41487.034739] ssb: Core 5 found: IEEE 802.11 (cc 0x812, rev 0x04, vendor 0x4243)
[41487.038454] b43legacy-phy34: Broadcom 4306 WLAN found (core revision 4)
[41487.090002] ssb: Sonics Silicon Backplane found on PCI device 0000:06:00.0
[41487.090014] b43legacy-phy34: Loading firmware b43legacy/ucode4.fw
[41487.090059] b43legacy-phy34: Loading firmware b43legacy/pcm4.fw
[41487.090075] b43legacy-phy34: Loading firmware b43legacy/b0g0initvals2.fw
[41487.090192] ieee80211 phy34: Selected rate control algorithm 'minstrel_ht'
[41487.505662] b43legacy-phy34: Loading firmware version 0x127, patch level 14 (2005-04-18 02:36:27)
[41487.578141] IPv6: ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): wlan138: link is not ready