[Triage-desktop] [Bug 4315] Broadcom BCM4322 WiFi doesn't work

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Fri Aug 15 13:17:19 MSK 2014


Eugene Shatokhin <eugene.shatokhin at rosalab.ru> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
             Status|CONFIRMED                   |RESOLVED
         Resolution|---                         |WONTFIX

--- Comment #1 from Eugene Shatokhin <eugene.shatokhin at rosalab.ru> ---
An interesting fact is, b43-firmware provides *newer* firmware (corresponding
to the version of the proprietary driver) than b43-firmware-install
installs (the latter corresponds to version 5.100.138 of the driver).

Anyway, due to licensing issues, we cannot distribute the firmware files

The users have the following options if b43-firmware does not help:

1. Install b43-firmware-install instead.

2. Install the proprietary driver (dkms-broadcom-wl). This currently works for
BCM4313 and newer WiFi adapters and does not work for BCM4311 and BCM4312 due
to the issues in the driver, seemingly ignored by Broadcom.

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