Re: broadcom-sta was removed



Jerome BENOIT skrev:
Does any one know why broadcom-sta was remove from Testing and Unstable ?

From the bug report:

"This driver has been orphaned and does not build against kernel
version 2.6.31. The hardware it supports should now be handled by the
in-tree b43 driver."

It seems that b43 is supposed to do everything that broadcom-sta did.
(To use b43, you may need to install b43-fwcutter from contrib, and let it download firmware for your card. I have to, at least.)

See:
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=551364
http://packages.debian.org/squeeze/b43-fwcutter

Hope it helps.

/ johan


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