Re: bcm4331 firmware installer package
2011/12/22 lina <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> On Thu, Dec 22, 2011 at 3:07 PM, Rafał Miłecki <email@example.com> wrote:
>> 2011/12/22 lina <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
>>> I am still a bit confused. (First thanks for the links all of you
>>> provided, but I have visited those web before).
>>> Here is the thing:
>>> BCM4331 802.11a/b/g/n fit for
>>> BCM4331 b/g HT (r1)
>>> What does the 802.11a for?
>> Well, your card can operate in 5GHz band (frequencies). But I'm not
>> really sure why you ask about this at all.
>> If you want to try experimental BCM4331 support you have to:
>> 1) Install kernel 3.2-rc3 or newer
> I have the 3.2.0-rc6
>> 2) Install compat wireless
>> After that you've do install firmware (check for wiki howto for kernel
>> 3.2 and newer).
> after installation of the compat-wireless,
> # aptitude install firmware-b43-installer
> Setting up b43-fwcutter (1:015-9) ...
> Setting up firmware-b43-installer (1:015-9) ...
> No chroot environment found. Starting normal installation
> Unsupported device(s) found: PCI id 14e4:4331
> I don't know which part is wrong here.
Your tool is too old (support for BCM4331 is really recent).
Just do as I said and use howto for kernel 3.2, not distro-specific
howto. You nede to install b43-fwcutter and manually download file for