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Re: broadcom wireless under F7 -- the recipe(?)



On Thu, 2 Aug 2007, Andy Green wrote:

> Somebody in the thread at some point said:
> >  and, moving on, here's what appears to be the final(?) steps in the
> > recipe (from
> > http://forums.fedoraforum.org/forum/showthread.php?t=156282):
> >
> >
> > # bcm43xx-fwcutter -w /lib/firmware ~fedora/wl_apsta.o
> > # echo 'blacklist bcm43xx' >> /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist
> > # modprobe -r bcm43xx
> > # modprobe -r ieee80211softmac
> > # modprobe -r ieee80211_crypt
> > # modprobe -r ieee80211
> > # modprobe -r bcm43xx_mac80211
> > # modprobe bcm43xx_mac80211
> >
> > "Then I plugged along and enabled NetworkManager and
> > NetworkManagerDispatcher"
> >
> >   does all of that sound sane?  if so, i'll give it a shot.
>
> Since both the old ieee80211 stack driver and the new mac80211-based
> one both want to own the same device ID at the moment, your
> workaround sounds very needed.

the workaround of the blacklisting, is that what you meant?  and i
just reproduced the above from the URL above, so it's not really *my*
workaround, i just wanted a few more eyeballs to see if anything
looked out of whack.  ok, time to give it a shot.

rday


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