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

Martin Sourada martin.sourada at seznam.cz
Mon May 7 12:55:34 UTC 2007

John W. Linville wrote:
> You have a bcm4318 device.  This is probably the most problematic of
> the bcm43xx devices.  FWIW, the ones I have work fine.  But, others
> have problems.  Does your work better if you get physically close to
> the AP (2-3 meters or less)?
In FC6 it did, at least with older kernels. About two or so months ago it 
started to work without problems... But on rawhide I don't even have an eth1 

> You may wish to continue using the bcm43xx driver, and blacklist the
> bcm43xx-mac80211 driver instead.  If so then you will also need to
> go back to v3.x firmware.
> Hth!
> John

Thanks I'll try the old one... I have the firmware I used in FC6 backuped. I'll 
see what it'll do.


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