Samsung RF-511 wpa_supplicant crashes under kernel 3.6.1-1.fc17.x86_64

Nicolas Chauvet kwizart at gmail.com
Tue Oct 16 22:59:00 UTC 2012


2012/10/17 Chris Murphy <lists at colorremedies.com>:
>
> On Oct 16, 2012, at 3:29 PM, Adam Williamson wrote:
>> If indeed this is related to using the Broadcom driver from Fusion and
>> doesn't happen unless that broadcom-wl package is installed, file the
>> bug in Fusion bugzilla, it's not a Fedora kernel bug.
>
> Got it.
>
> On Oct 16, 2012, at 3:29 PM, Nicolas Chauvet wrote:
>
>> Are you really required to use broadcom-wl or is it a bad habit?
>
> Using it is a bad habit, or reporting it here is a bad habit? I'd say neither. a.) I tend not to report such things here, hence not a habit; and b.) if I don't use it, I don't have wireless, hence does not appear to be a habit.

You've probably miss understood what I meat, there is a better free
driver that should be tried first.
Such as brcmsmac or even b43 with the extracted firmware if not the
free firmware:
http://ask.fedoraproject.org/question/2053/wireless-broadcom-4312

Nicolas (kwizart)


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