On 6/28/19 9:30 AM, Ed Greshko wrote:
On 6/28/19 9:21 PM, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> On 6/27/19 7:09 PM, Ed Greshko wrote:
>> On 6/28/19 6:10 AM, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>>> I am hoping it is a config problem. If not I have an rtl card that is
>>> in an x120e 'hanger queen' that I can use instead.
>> Well, if the rtl card connects fine and the broadcom with the same configuration
>> then it is unlikely to be a configuration issue.
> The response to the bug worked:
> Try telling NetworkManager not to change the MAC address via
> There goes my MAC privacy! We did a lot in IEEE 802 to add this privacy
Well, it then sounds like a deficiency in the Broadcom drivers?
I only have Intel or RTL devices and they don't have issues.
I could make some comments about my Israeli friends at Broadcom, but
that is just poking fun at some really good EEs.
Conspiracy theory says that the Moshav does not like this feature. :)'
And when China required companies that wanted to sell their wifi cards
in China to provide the complete chip designs and firmware source
(please give us your IPR for free), it was Broadcom (followed quickly by
TI) that said, "no way". That was a fun 802.11 meeting when word of
this got circulated.