Due to the fact I didn’t already have the kernel-devel package installed and it is not a required dependency I had to include the following two steps BEFORE running the modprobe command: I wasn’t sure if a driver got dropped or something that might have been Fedora related. BB code is On. I can start testing Linus’ kernels over the weekend, but it will go slowly. This site requires JavaScript to be enabled to function correctly, please enable it. Also lspci -v sees the wifi card:

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Next I blacklisted the bcma driver and the wl wifi device was recognized and successfully connected. Do this step only if you need to install version 4 firmware for the b43 driver module. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. BCMA is a module. Posted on June 15, fedofa Very good instructions, everything worked well after the restart.

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Copy and execute the following command lines one after the other in a Fedora terminal. So I thought I would build the 4. The results are not deterministic. But then comes wifi network slow problem, which is not in any of other distros i installed, i have been searching on net for a solution, finally you saved me, thanks a lot, May Allah bless you. Comment 43 Larry Finger Comment 3 Larry Finger None of the b43, bcmsmac, or bcmfmac work for macbooks 4.


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Please verify its patha nd try again This is a newly installed fedora 19 on Dell Inspiron bit. And I love this machine. I have been switching between linux distros to find the best, finally settled in fedora Please repost your query and I would be happy to help.

I didn’t have to do any of the nonfree repositories like others are saying. I just installed Fedora This subreddit is not about hats. Hullo, i am on Debian Wheezy; trying install many times this driver; i type: Comment 39 Paul Lambert I just don’t want to be locked out of future kernels as that will eventually be a problem.

Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. How to setup wifi on fedora 25 KDE spin? Broadcom Limited BCM So it looks like I’ll need to do a bisect. Upgrade from F25 to F26 fails on boot, reboots normally. Have you checked to see if rfkill is blocking wifi?


That will also restore your system. It is never safe to have two drivers that trigger on the same PCI ID without blacklisting the one you do not want.

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The problem is that as long as ssb is compiled in, there is no way to blacklist it, or to unload it and it will always take over. Check if you have DNS configured.

As a newcomer to Linux I would just like to say a big thank you, I was having a problem with an old Compaq b with the Broadcom card and have installed Fedora 22 on it.