This is where the instructions for EL6 and EL7 part ways. Problem solved by recomendations on http: Ask Fedora requires javascript to work properly, please enable javascript in your browser, here is how. Loading the driver module into kernel on boot time Couple of more steps are needed to get your module load every time the system boots. This page is currently maintained by: Does anyone know how to solve this problem? So, stock kernels shipped with EL 7.

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After the upgrade of the firmware, wifi does not work anymore. For more info, please refer to ELRepo kmod-wl page.

While I now have a working WiFi connection I would very much like to understand the source of the problem. But I finally removed the broadcom-wl package as it’s no needed anymore.

RPM resource broadcom-wl

I’m getting an error on step 1, problem 1 and problem 2, “nothing provides system-release 25 needed by links. You need bcm43111 all form this topic: Also, it’s been reported that the this driver doesn’t work with all chips, so kindly provide feedback on your experiences with Broadcom Wireless, so this manual can be kept up to date and further improved.


X require the first two, EL 7. After successful setup of the driver, users new to wireless often report bc4m311 like “Error for wireless request “Set Encode” 8B2A: Hey everyone, try this if its still not working: Now, with the current driver version 6. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.

And yes, your driver module works Step 3b: Again, this should be resolved by repeated reboots until the firmware is loaded properly. Hunk 9 succeeded at offset 3 lines.

Upgrade from F25 to F26 fails on boot, reboots normally. Now, try compiling the driver module again: Thank you more than a ton. Can anybody help me? I researched a bit and found out that it is because my wireless adapter is a Broadcom adapter.

en/users/Drivers/b43 – Linux Wireless

The initial instructions are fine for Intel 64 bit machines but should note that Intel 32 bit machines require the kernel- PAE -devel package. ETSI Dec 19 I would accept this as an answer if I was able to do so. This is exactly the kind of information I was looking for, thank you! This page is currently maintained by: If you are using the b43 driver from 3. So yes, for EL7, skip the ‘sed’ commands.


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Sign up using Facebook. If you are running EL 5, 6, or 7, instead of compilation, you can opt to build your own kABI-compatible binary RPM package of the driver which is reusable after kernel updates. Trying to associate with Broadcom Limited BCM Due to an excessively restrictive license accompanying this Broadcom driver, the ELRepo repository developers have bgoadcom from supplying it via an rpm package – hence vcm4311 manual was created with the purpose of providing a single comprehensive driver installation manual.

Firstly, get an ethernet connection like with an internet cable or otherwise get an internet connection up and running via some other means other than using your WiFi as obviously it’s not working at the moment for you. Modprobe -r ssb modprobe -r wl modprobe wl This made my wifi card come to life: Xdon’t require running any of the commands below, EL bdoadcom.