[Mageia-dev] RFC: dropping prebuilt broadcom-wl drivers
tmb at mageia.org
Thu Dec 27 14:41:51 CET 2012
Wolfgang Bornath skrev 27.12.2012 15:18:
> 2012/12/27 Anssi Hannula <anssi at mageia.org>:
>> 27.12.2012 00:54, Thomas Backlund kirjoitti:
>>> I'm thinking of dropping the nonfree prebuilt broadcom-wl drivers
>>> (and thereby their "support" from live images)
>>> This means also dropping them from ldetect-lst, and if we keep/add
>>> some there, it must be for specific reason and on sub-vendor/device
>>> level to not force the wl stuff on everyone...
>>> Comments ?
>> Agreed. Besides, the free driver works much better (i.e. better range)
>> with my laptop.
> As it looks with i586 Beta1 none of the drivers works at the moment-
> lspci -v
> 05:00:0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g
> LP-PHY (rev 01)
> Subsystem: Broadcom Corporation Device 04b5
> Kernel driver un use: wl
can you provide either "lspcidrake -v" or "lspci -vnn" for that device
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