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Re: kernel versus broadcom wlan

On Thu, 31 Jan 2008 09:54:34 -0700
"wauhugo@yahoo.com" <wauhugo@yahoo.com> wrote:

> Just in case, that this information could be helpful. Here is the PCI 
> address of Broadcom WLAN interface:
> # lspci
> 03:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM94311MCG wlan 
> mini-PCI (rev 02)

The status of support for [9]4311 rev 02 cards is not entirely clear;
Larry Finger (one of the devs) wrote on Sep. 24, 2007[0]:

> Harry Wert wrote:
> > Don't know if this will help but it might. I am using a HP Pavillion
> > dv9210 with AMD dual processor 64bit and 2G memory.  It contains a
> > Broadcom Corporation BCM94311 MCG wlan mini-pci card which states it is
> > rev 01. It worked well with feisty and works well on gutsy EXCEPT on my


> The rev 01 cards work fine for most people. It is the rev02 ones that are a problem.

>From the b43 website [1]:

> bcm4311 rev 2 / bcm4312 (needs patches for 2.6.24)

Ask on the b43 list about the current status of support for your card.

[1] http://linuxwireless.org/en/users/Drivers/b43#supported

> Hugo

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