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I had a crash, something I did I'm sure, and installed Ubuntu 11.10 from a thumb drive.

I then upgraded to 12.04 basically immediately.

From there I found my wireless not working. So following some instructions in Ask Ubuntu I tried to get it working. Currently it said I needed to do a sudo dpkg command, I did, and now it is stalled at DKMS: install completed.

DKMS: uninstall completed.

Deleting module version:
completely from the DKMS tree.
Loading new bcmwl- DKMS files...
Building only for 3.2.0-38-generic
Building for architecture i686
Building initial module for 3.2.0-38-generic

 Running module version sanity check.
 - Original module
   - No original module exists within this kernel
 - Installation
   - Installing to /lib/modules/3.2.0-38-generic/updates/dkms/


DKMS: install completed.

I hit Ctrl + C and this came up:

Setting up build-essential (11.5ubuntu2.1) ...
Processing triggers for initramfs-tools ...
update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-3.2.0-38-generic
Errors were encountered while processing:

So now what? I apparently need to rebuild the kernel? And wireless is still not available until I do.

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