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Re: 2.6.31 kernels

Colin wrote:

> Alex Samad wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 03, 2009 at 07:53:15PM -0500, Colin wrote:
>>> The broadcom-sta source code that was included in non-free Debian
>>> would no longer compile with kernel 2.6.31.  That's why they've been
>>> working on the b43 driver extensively in the 2.6.32 kernel so the
>>> broadcom-sta driver will no longer be necessary.
>  >
>> any idea what the status is
> I've tried 2.6.32-rc5 on my HP Mini 1033cl and it's not working reliably
> yet.  I get a bunch of DMA errors in the system log whenever I try and
> use it.  I've just downloaded 2.6.32-rc6 and going to give that a whirl.

lspci | grep Broadcom
02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4401-B0 100Base-TX (rev

uname -a
Linux maistor #1 SMP PREEMPT Sat Oct 31 11:26:30 CET 2009 i686

Don't know if it's the card in question.


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