[CentOS] Broadcom BCM4313 support broken with kernel 2.6.32-573.7.1.el6.centos.plus.x86_64?

Wed Aug 24 18:44:17 UTC 2016
wwp <subscript at free.fr>

Hello Akemi,

On Sat, 31 Oct 2015 09:24:15 -0700 Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Oct 31, 2015 at 7:17 AM, wwp <subscript at free.fr> wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> >
> > I noticed that with latest kernel (2.6.32-573.7.1.el6.centos.plus.x86_64),
> > my laptop's Wifi doesn't work, whereas with previous kernel
> > (2.6.32-504.30.3.el6.centos.plus.x86_64), it works fine.
> >
> > Is this a known issue or did I miss something new?
> >
> > BTW, `lspci`  says:
> > Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter (rev 01)  
> On your previous kernel, I believe you built/installed kmod-wl by
> following this ELRepo article:
> http://elrepo.org/tiki/wl-kmod
> I suggest you do the same with the latest version of the wl driver. As
> noted in that article, the kmod-wl binary packages built from the same
> SRPM for the latest EL point releases are now available from the
> nux-dextop repo.

Sorry for my (very) late reply, but for the sake of the archives I can
confirm, rebuilding the kmod-wl RPM did the trick for a recent kernel
update (ABI probably broken because of it). The mentioned URL still presents
up-to-date information and is valid in order to address this issue.


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