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

poma pomidorabelisima at gmail.com
Mon Nov 17 20:21:57 UTC 2014

On 17.11.2014 19:46, jd1008 wrote:
> On 11/17/2014 03:45 AM, Gary Stainburn wrote:
>> On Monday 17 November 2014 10:39:20 Heinz Diehl wrote:
>>> You could also grep for "BCM4352" in the latest kernel sourcetree.
>> What would that give me?
>> I'm certainly not up to kernel hacking, that's beyond my abilities.
> It is not hacking.
> Just a download of the source rpm, installing the source RPM (rpm -ivh 
> fpm-file-name),
> cd to the SPECS directory, run the command
> rpmbuild -bp kernel.spec
> cd to where ..... BUILD/kernel-{version}
> there, run the command make xconfig
> and then search through the gui config for BCM4352 or bcm4352
> in case the search is case sensitive, and if found,
> enable the building of the driver, save and exit and run
> make all
> then make install
> I wish there was a way to edit kernel.spec, or provide args to rpmbuild 
> to achieve the same thing
> I describe above.

Broadcom 43xx PCI-SSB bridge module - Sonics Silicon Backplane driver

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