bcm43xx_mac80211 (was Re: Announcing Fedora 7 Test 4 (6.93))

John W. Linville linville at redhat.com
Tue May 1 23:47:21 UTC 2007

On Tue, May 01, 2007 at 04:45:55PM -0700, alan wrote:
> On Tue, 1 May 2007, Kelly wrote:
> >On Tuesday, May 01, 2007 6:39 pm alan wrote:
> >>Is there going to be an option for people with the older hardware or are
> >>we just screwed?
> >
> >To be entirely frank (and having to say this sucks because of the large 
> >amount
> >of work that has gone into making the native driver for Linux), I gave up
> >even TRYING to get my laptop's wireless card (Broadcom bcm4320) and just 
> >used
> >Ndiswrapper with the Windows driver.
> The agrivating part of this is that it works fine in FC6 with the old 
> firmware.  This is a recient change that breaks anyone with the pre-4 
> chipset revision.

Did you try blacklisting the bcm43xx-mac80211 driver?

John W. Linville
linville at redhat.com

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