Broadcom wifi drivers in F-14?

drago01 drago01 at
Tue Sep 14 07:42:19 UTC 2010

On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 9:40 AM, Jesse Keating <jkeating at> wrote:
> "pbrobinson at" <pbrobinson at> wrote:
>>Hi All,
>>Does anyone know if the new Broadcom drivers are in a state where they
>>would be in the Fedora 14 kernel? I've seen the release but i've not
>>seen any comment as to the state of them other than they already
>>support mac80211. These are quite a common device and I think it would
>>be nice to see them available in F-14.
> IIRC they require a firmware blob that has a license that we cannot distribute
> unlike say the Intel firmwares. I could be wrong though.

You are ;)

The firmware required is part of linux-firmware (i.e fine to ship).

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