bcm43xx_mac80211 (was Re: Announcing Fedora 7 Test 4 (6.93))
alan at clueserver.org
Wed May 2 16:11:44 UTC 2007
On Tue, 1 May 2007, John W. Linville wrote:
> On Tue, May 01, 2007 at 04:45:55PM -0700, alan wrote:
>> On Tue, 1 May 2007, Kelly wrote:
>>> On Tuesday, May 01, 2007 6:39 pm alan wrote:
>>>> Is there going to be an option for people with the older hardware or are
>>>> we just screwed?
>>> To be entirely frank (and having to say this sucks because of the large
>>> of work that has gone into making the native driver for Linux), I gave up
>>> even TRYING to get my laptop's wireless card (Broadcom bcm4320) and just
>>> Ndiswrapper with the Windows driver.
>> The agrivating part of this is that it works fine in FC6 with the old
>> firmware. This is a recient change that breaks anyone with the pre-4
>> chipset revision.
> Did you try blacklisting the bcm43xx-mac80211 driver?
That finally worked. (After backreving the firmware and fixing the eth1
alias.) Also helps if you have a working wifi source to test off of.
(The downtown free access is pretty worthless in Portland.)
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