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Old 08-09-2011, 10:03 PM
Bruno Martins
 
Default Problem with BCM4313 wireless adapter

Hello everyone!

I have installed FC15 x64 and one thing that always worked after installed a certain package was wireless. Now it doesn't. Could you please help me out?

Some information about my installation:

[skorzen@g62 ~]$ uname -r
2.6.40-4.fc15.x86_64


*[skorzen@g62 ~]$ rpm -q akmod-wl
akmod-wl-5.60.48.36-2.fc15.1.x86_64

[skorzen@g62 ~]$ lsmod | grep wl
wl****************** 1960208* 0
lib80211*************** 4999* 1 wl
*

[skorzen@g62 ~]$ lspci -nn | grep Network
03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11b/g LP-PHY [14e4:4727] (rev 01)

From the logs:

[skorzen@g62 ~]$ dmesg* | grep wl
[*** 0.000000] DMI: Hewlett-Packard HP G62 Notebook PC************* /1439, BIOS F.46 11/15/2010
[** 14.909151] wl: module license 'MIXED/Proprietary' taints kernel.


Thanks for your cooperation.

Best regards,

Bruno Martins

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Old 08-10-2011, 05:11 AM
Grzegorz Witkowski
 
Default Problem with BCM4313 wireless adapter

On Tue, 2011-08-09 at 23:03 +0100, Bruno Martins wrote:
> Hello everyone!
>
> I have installed FC15 x64 and one thing that always worked after
> installed a certain package was wireless. Now it doesn't. Could you
> please help me out?
>
> Some information about my installation:
> [skorzen@g62 ~]$ uname -r
> 2.6.40-4.fc15.x86_64
>
> [skorzen@g62 ~]$ rpm -q akmod-wl
> akmod-wl-5.60.48.36-2.fc15.1.x86_64
>
> [skorzen@g62 ~]$ lsmod | grep wl
> wl 1960208 0
> lib80211 4999 1 wl
>
> [skorzen@g62 ~]$ lspci -nn | grep Network
> 03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation
> BCM4313 802.11b/g LP-PHY [14e4:4727] (rev 01)
>
> From the logs:
> [skorzen@g62 ~]$ dmesg | grep wl
> [ 0.000000] DMI: Hewlett-Packard HP G62 Notebook
> PC /1439, BIOS F.46 11/15/2010
> [ 14.909151] wl: module license 'MIXED/Proprietary' taints
> kernel.
>
> Thanks for your cooperation.
>
> Best regards,
>
> Bruno Martins
>

Hi Bruno,

Please see http://www.broadcom.com/support/802.11/linux_sta.php
Follow the instructions in README.txt and make sure you apply the patch
for kernel versions > 2.6.37.
As a quick guide, please see my blog. No guarantee, but works for me
perfect
http://geslinux.blogspot.com/2011/08/fedora-15-how-to-compile-driver-wlko.html
I hope this will help you.

Regards,
Ges
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