Re: broadcom-sta-source driver problem
in my simple understanding:
under debian, installing:
sudo apt-get install b43-fwcutter
should be enough.
On Tue, 19 Jan 2010, Deryk Barker wrote:
John Kapnogiannis wrote:
If you are upgrading from and earlier kernel then you should indeed
already have the firmware.
On Tuesday 19 January 2010 22:53:47 Thierry Chatelet wrote:
Well I checked with both and there isn't any interface for wireless. Only
lo and eth0 for the ethernet.
I am not really good with broadcom wireless, but as far as I remember, you
have to have a firmware to install, using bcm43xx-fwcutter.
Hum... dont get mad at me if I am wrong
I suppose I don't a firmware cause the card is currently working just
fine with the previous version of the driver which I kept in a backup.
I think I should email the maintainer and then file a bug or something.
I just hoped someone had a clue about this cause I am out of ideas.
One thing I ran into several times (although I think some distros have
stopped doing this) was that each new kernel version came with its own
/lib/firmware directory, so the firmware may simply be in the wrong
Check your logs: if the bcm43xx module has loaded but complains about
missing firware, you might try pointing a find at /lib and looking for
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