F13 kernel 2.6.433.3-85 breaks b43 wireless
dgboles at gmail.com
Mon May 10 03:03:10 UTC 2010
On 5/9/2010 11:01 PM, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-05-10 at 03:51 +0100, Adam Williamson wrote:
>> On Mon, 2010-05-10 at 10:15 +1000, Philip Rhoades wrote:
>>> On a Gateway LT30, going from:
>>> breaks the wireless connectivity.
>> Uh, are you sure? The changelog shows nothing that looks related to b43:
> Looking at your package list more closely, wl a) is from RPM Fusion (so
> not supported on this list) and b) will, if installed, disable the b43
> driver completely, so your b43 stuff doesn't matter. I suspect you
> simply have enough of wl installed to have b43 disabled, but you don't
> actually have a built version of the wl module for the -85 kernel (I
> don't think Fusion has caught up with -85 yet). Try installing the
> 'akmod-wl' package.
This was reported as a Fedora 13 blocker. I *wish* that 'testers' had
some idea what they are doing. <sigh>
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