[CentOS] Need Broadcom 4311 firmware for CentOS 5

Phil Schaffner Philip.R.Schaffner at NASA.gov
Tue Mar 3 20:49:30 UTC 2009


Robert Nichols wrote:
> Any hope of getting my laptop's Broadcom BCM94311 wireless running
> on CentOS 5?

...

> I was hoping that CentOS 5.3 might
> include a backported b43 driver, but I grabbed a preliminary
> version of the new kernel (2.6.18-132), and it still has the
> old bcm43xx.ko driver.

Not looking good.  On the Linville test kernels page the b43 patch is 
listed as "discarded".

http://people.redhat.com/linville/kernels/rhel5/

Might try a request at ATrpms or RPMforge for a kernel module.


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