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

poma pomidorabelisima at gmail.com
Sun Nov 16 22:00:52 UTC 2014

On 16.11.2014 21:55, Gary Stainburn wrote:
> I've finally got my new laptop and I've managed to get F20 installed on it.
> I've got a number of problems to work on yet - web cam and touch pad buttons - 
> but my main problem is the WIFI.
> On the DELL I used broadcom-wl and kmod-wl and had to update it every time I 
> upgraded the kernel, but it worked,
> 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.  Below is the lspdi output.
> Gary
> [root at localhost ~]# lspci -nn -d 14e4:
> 08:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4352 802.11ac 
> Wireless Network Adapter [14e4:43b1] (rev 03)
> [root at localhost ~]# 

Ask Victor for help, 
Wireless driver for Broadcom BCM4352 802.11 Hybrid Wireless Controller

802.11 Linux STA driver

BTW have you tried 'new_id' routine

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