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Re: Brodcom 43 Failing of FC8



On Thu, 31 Jan 2008 23:23:55 +0000, Mike -- EMAIL IGNORED wrote:

> On Thu, 31 Jan 2008 20:40:09 +0000, Mike -- EMAIL IGNORED wrote:
> 
>> On Thu, 31 Jan 2008 17:25:57 -0200, Martin Marques wrote:
>> 
>>> Mike -- EMAIL IGNORED escribió:
>>>> I installed FC8 on my dual boot laptop, and ran "yum update". when I
>>>> try to activate Broadcom 43 my wifi, I get:
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>>    SIOCSIFFLAGS: No such file or directory
>>>> 
>>>>    Determining IP information for wlan0...SIOCSIFFLAGS: No such file
>>>>    or directory
>>>>    SIOCSIFFLAGS: No such file or directory
>>>> 
>>>> Note lspci:
>>>> ...
>>>> 02:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation Dell Wireless 1390
>>>> WLAN Mini-PCI Card (rev 01)
>>>> ...
>>>> 
>>>> Any suggestions?
>>> 
>>> Check dmesg. There must be more info there (especially when b43 is
>>> loaded).
>> 
>> Yes, indeed, dmesg:
>> 
>> b43-phy0 ERROR: Firmware file "b43/ucode5.fw" not found or load failed.
>> b43-phy0 ERROR: You must go to http://linuxwireless.org/en/users/
>>    Drivers/b43#devicefirmware and download the correct firmware
>>    (version 4).
>> input: b43-phy0 as /class/input/input13
>> 
>> Thanks again,
>> Mike.
> 
> So I did what it says, and:
> 
> [root mbrc15 driver]# which b43-fwcutter /usr/bin/b43-fwcutter
> [root mbrc15 driver]# b43-fwcutter -v b43-fwcutter version 009
> [root mbrc15 driver]# b43-fwcutter -w /lib/firmware/ wl_apsta_mimo.o
> Sorry, the input file is either wrong or not supported by b43-fwcutter.
> This file has an unknown MD5sum cb8d70972b885b1f8883b943c0261a3c.
> [root mbrc15 driver]#
> root mbrc15 driver]# pwd
> /root/broadcom/broadcom-wl-4.150.10.5/driver
> 
> Any ideas?
> 
> Thanks,
> Mike.

Wait .. I see I used the wrong firmware version for my kernel.

Mike.


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