Bug 851228 - Wireless fails after kernal update
Wireless fails after kernal update
Status: CLOSED CANTFIX
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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x86_64 Linux
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Reported: 2012-08-23 10:25 EDT by Dale
Modified: 2012-08-24 13:42 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2012-08-24 13:42:47 EDT
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Description Dale 2012-08-23 10:25:01 EDT
Description of problem: WIth update to kernal 3.5.2-3.fc17.x86_64 I no longer have wireless and one does not display in network.


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Under kernal 3.5.2-1.fc17.x86_64 worked well.

How reproducible:  Have reproducted it twice.


Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Installed new kernal
2.  installed kmod-wl
3.  
  
Actual results:
netwrork manager does not detect wireless, yet bluetooth is detected.

lspci
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family DRAM Controller (rev 09)
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 09)
00:16.0 Communication controller: Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family MEI Controller #1 (rev 04)
00:1a.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller #2 (rev 05)
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family High Definition Audio Controller (rev 05)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 1 (rev b5)
00:1c.1 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 2 (rev b5)
00:1c.2 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 3 (rev b5)
00:1c.3 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 4 (rev b5)
00:1c.4 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 5 (rev b5)
00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller #1 (rev 05)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation HM67 Express Chipset Family LPC Controller (rev 05)
00:1f.2 RAID bus controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 82801 SATA RAID Controller (rev 05)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family SMBus Controller (rev 05)
02:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN Controller (rev 01)
03:00.0 Unassigned class [ff00]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Device 5209 (rev 01)
04:00.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168B PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet controller (rev 06)
05:00.0 USB Controller: NEC Corporation uPD720200 USB 3.0 Host Controller (rev 04)




Expected results:
Dectect wireless card and use.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Dale 2012-08-23 10:26:30 EDT
Note:  When I load older kernal wireless is present and working.
Comment 2 John W. Linville 2012-08-24 13:42:47 EDT
If you are using kmod-wl, you will need to reinstall it after ever kernel update.

The kmod-wl package is not provided by Fedora, and it is not supported here.

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