[CentOS-docs] Broadcom's BCM4311-, BCM4312-, BCM4321-, and BCM4322-based hardware install manual

Milos Blazevic milos.blazevic at sbb.rs
Tue Dec 22 22:47:04 UTC 2009

Mathieu Baudier wrote:
> Hi,
> this looks fine for me, thanks for your efforts!
> I don't have the laptop with the Broadcom card here but I'll test your
> procedure point by point in a few days when I'll upgrade the kernel
> there.
> Just one remark: I had to deactivate the 'network' service and
> activate the 'NetworkManager' service in order to easily have wireless
> working.
> I also do the them on my other laptop (which thankfully doesn't have a
> Broadcom card :).
> Is there another (simple) way? Or should this be added somewhere as well?
> Cheers,
> Mathieu
I think this is more of a general wireless / laptop question (i.e. 
pretty much everyone will recommend that you use NetworkManager on your 
laptop instead of 'network' service - due to volatile network settings 
expected for laptops.

OK then, I'll take your sillence as an approval of the manual and remove 
the DRAFT tag and move it to *Making Wireless work on your laptop (or 
*So if anyone has any final suggestions or comments I'd be happy to hear 
it before this goes official.


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