Bug 985156 - kmod-wl (wl.ko) is NOT updated when there is a new kernel, resulting in faulty Wi-Fi.
kmod-wl (wl.ko) is NOT updated when there is a new kernel, resulting in fault...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kmod (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
unspecified Severity high
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Assigned To: kmod development team
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Reported: 2013-07-16 20:45 EDT by Andre Gompel
Modified: 2013-07-16 20:48 EDT (History)
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Description Andre Gompel 2013-07-16 20:45:19 EDT
Description of problem:
  When a new kernel is available, the kmod-wl is not updated, resulting in failure of Wifi Communication with the Broadcom STA driver.

Package "akmods" is installed.

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I filed by error this as a Rawhide bug 985062, should have been Fedora 19 !
Comment 1 Josh Boyer 2013-07-16 20:48:02 EDT
Please file this against whomever you got the wl kmod from.  Fedora doesn't provide or support separate kernel module packages.  The kmod component in bugzilla is for the module-init-tools replacement.

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