Package: firmware-b43-installer Version: 22.214.171.124-3 Severity: normal Hi, I've a Broadcom Corporation BCM4306 802.11b/g Wireless LAN Controller (rev 03) and it works fine with the fireware used by this package. I've downloaded and extracted it by hand. % lspci -s 10:12 0001:10:12.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4306 802.11b/g Wireless LAN Controller (rev 03) % lspci -s 10:12 -n 0001:10:12.0 0280: 14e4:4320 (rev 03) [14595.082392] b43 ssb0:0: firmware: requesting b43/ucode5.fw [14595.103146] b43 ssb0:0: firmware: requesting b43/pcm5.fw [14595.127979] b43 ssb0:0: firmware: requesting b43/b0g0initvals5.fw [14595.147823] b43 ssb0:0: firmware: requesting b43/b0g0bsinitvals5.fw [14595.279625] b43-phy1: Loading firmware version 410.2160 (2007-05-26 15:32:10) And you should not block the installation of the package, if the suitable hardware is not present. If you user wishs to install this fireware he should get it. When it's unused and his device still doesn't work, it's the problem of the user, he selected the wrong package. Bye, Jörg. -- System Information: Debian Release: unstable/experimental APT prefers unstable APT policy: (900, 'unstable'), (700, 'experimental') Architecture: powerpc (ppc) Kernel: Linux 2.6.34-rc4 Locale: LANG=de_DE.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=de_DE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8) Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash Versions of packages firmware-b43-installer depends on: ii b43-fwcutter 1:013-1 Utility for extracting Broadcom 43 ii bzip2 1.0.5-4 high-quality block-sorting file co ii wget 1.12-2 retrieves files from the web Versions of packages firmware-b43-installer recommends: ii linux-image-2.6.32 [ 2.6.32-10.00.Custom Linux kernel binary image for vers ii linux-image-2.6.33 [ 2.6.33-18 Linux kernel, version 2.6.33 ii linux-image-2.6.34-r 2.6.34-rc4-20 Linux kernel, version 2.6.34-rc4 ii linux-image-2.6.34-r 2.6.34-rc6-22 Linux kernel, version 2.6.34-rc6 firmware-b43-installer suggests no packages.
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