[CentOS] [SOLVED] Upgrade to CentOS 6.5 -> issue with Broadcom Wifi
subscript at free.fr
Tue Dec 10 12:00:32 UTC 2013
On Tue, 10 Dec 2013 12:55:26 +0100 Milos Blazevic <milos.blazevic at sbb.rs> wrote:
> On 12/10/2013 10:45 AM, wwp wrote:
> > Again,
> > On Tue, 10 Dec 2013 10:26:19 +0100 wwp <subscript at free.fr> wrote:
> >> I was running CentOS 6.4 system on my Dell Latitude E6530 flawlessly,
> >> until I upgraded to CentOS 6.5.
> >> Now the wifi doesn't show up (it's a Broadcom Wifi BT4313, 14e4:4727), I
> >> tried to follow the steps from http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/Laptops/Wireless/Broadcom
> >> but when attempting to compile the Broadcom driver module, the make
> >> command fails in a way that is not described on this web page. Anyway,
> >> the page deals w/ CentOS5 without being specific.
> >> I tried w/ both hybrid-portsrc_x86_64-v5_100_82_112.tar.gz (the one
> >> which *I think* was formerly installed) and the latest available:
> >> hybrid-v35_64-nodebug-pcoem-6_30_223_141.tar.gz; same compilation
> >> errors (see below).
> >> I simply could not remember how I had the Broadcom Wifi chip working
> >> since CentOS 6.x, but I clearly remember that I had to install
> >> the driver (I presume from the sources since I've found them in my
> >> setup archives, but not sure). I have the following RPM's installed:
> >> b43-openfwwf-5.2-4.el6.noarch
> >> b43-fwcutter-012-2.2.el6.x86_64
> >> I wonder if the kernel update breaks it.. Does any one have experience
> >> with this driver and CentOS 6.5?
> > More data:
> > it seems that I had formerly followed steps from http://elrepo.org/tiki/wl-kmod,
> > as I could find kmod-wl-5_100_82_112-9.el6.el6.local.x86_64.rpm installed locally,
> > and RPM assembly stuff in ~/rpmbuild/.
> > No better idea why it doesn't work since CentOS 6.5, unfortunately!
> In that case you should rebuild the RPM from the latest sources from Broadcom and src.rpm from ELrepo and you'll find the chip working again.
Right.. And I also rebuilt the RPM from the latest sources available
(v6_30_223_141) instead of v5_100_82_112 which was not building anyway.
The http://elrepo.org/tiki/wl-kmod page is up-to-date, great!
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Size: 198 bytes
Desc: not available
More information about the CentOS