Bug 241956 - Broadcom 1390 WLAN using fwcutter not working in Fedora7
Broadcom 1390 WLAN using fwcutter not working in Fedora7
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: wireless-tools (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Christopher Aillon
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Reported: 2007-05-31 18:44 EDT by scott anderson
Modified: 2008-06-16 21:20 EDT (History)
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Description scott anderson 2007-05-31 18:44:26 EDT
Description of problem: Broadcom 1390 WLAN Mini-pci card (rev1) does not work in
Fedora7 using Bcm43xx-fwcutter. Fresh install of Fedora7, installed fw-cutter
packages and installed firmware that I used in FC6 installation (which worked).

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How reproducible:
Always. Install fwcutter and firmware-no broadcom card recognition

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install fwcutter and firmware -no broadcom card recognition
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Comment 1 scott anderson 2007-05-31 19:55:55 EDT
Ok the problem seems to be fixed. Re-cut the firmware V 4.x and all is working
now. BUT it appears as though this patch:
https://lists.berlios.de/pipermail/bcm43xx-dev/2007-February/003798.html has
failed yet again to make it upstream in recent kernels. This patch allows
broadcom 1390 devices to work at much better speeds. For reference you can look
at this bug: http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=213556
Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 08:42:02 EDT
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Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2008-06-16 21:20:19 EDT
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