why is my wireless totally borked in f7?

John W. Linville linville at redhat.com
Thu Jul 26 00:34:14 UTC 2007

On Wed, Jul 25, 2007 at 04:50:49PM -0700, alan wrote:
> On Wed, 25 Jul 2007, Karl Larsen wrote:
> >	Explain to me how your gateway laptop has broadcom drivers loaded? I 
> >agree that F7 is not a very good version of Linux because it's too new. 
> >Lots of my stuff doesn't work either. But I got my laptop working with F7 
> >but it was a fight.
> Just because the driver has loaded does not mean it will work.  See my 
> last message on the version 3 v.s. version 4 firmware issue.  My laptop 
> will load the new broadcom driver.  it will not work because my bcm4306 
> chipset does not have enough memory to load the version 4 firmware.

Have you followed my directions to setup your box to use the old driver?


John W. Linville
linville at redhat.com

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