Out of the Broadcom frying pan (DELL) to the fire (HP Envy)

Heinz Diehl htd+ml at fritha.org
Sun Nov 16 21:53:10 UTC 2014

On 16.11.2014, Gary Stainburn wrote: 

> Now I've got a newer Broadcom chipset on the replacement laptop and so far all 
> I can Google is people who've failed to get it working.

> Can anyone point me to a post where it's worked.


Otherwise, just buy an external USB network adapter and save your
time. Most of the common cheap sticks will do.
If you want 2.4/5GHz, this one works:

Bus 002 Device 009: ID 0b05:179d ASUSTek Computer, Inc. USB-N53
idProduct 0x179d USB-N53 802.11abgn Network Adapter [Ralink RT3572]

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