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

jd1008 jd1008 at gmail.com
Sun Nov 16 22:03:51 UTC 2014

On 11/16/2014 02:53 PM, Heinz Diehl wrote:
> 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.
> http://linux.derkeiler.com/Mailing-Lists/SuSE/2014-06/msg01413.html
> 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]
Gary, did you take a look at driver for all all broadcom b43xxx  ???


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