[Mageia-dev] What is happening with WiFi on Mageia-3?

Claire Robinson eeeemail at gmail.com
Sun Dec 2 18:14:17 CET 2012

On 02/12/12 16:39, Maurice Batey wrote:
> I'm using Mageia-2 on my netbook for normal work, at the same checking out
> Mageia-3-Alpha2 (fully updated).  WiFi adaptor is Broadcom BCM43225.
> On Mageia-2 the Wifi worked fine - at first - but after the recent s/w update
> it started all over again 'Looking for software', after which it suffered the
> 'Cannot found network' dead end. No WiFi.
> However, looking around Google-land I saw a suggestion to install
> "kernel-firmware-nonfree", which I did, and this has brought WiFi back to life.
> So I then tried the same install on Mageia-3-Alpha2, but sadly it still (and
> always has) failed "Connection failed" (though it sees the SSID).
> I also tried Ubuntu 12.01 and Mint 13 KDE, on both of which WiFi worked 'out of
> the can'.
> When can we have a Mageia with WiFi that works and is reliable, please?

Have you created a bug for this Maurice?


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