On Sun, 1 Nov 2015, Terry Polzin wrote:
Broadcom is a waste of time, if it's in a slot that you can access and
replace the card an Intel 5100 is a good choice. Or commit a USB port to a
mini adapter that is supported
It's actually very accessible. Intel 5100 card is on order.
In the meantime, I found the steps and the rpm to get this to work. For
the BCM43228, I installed kmod-wl (dnf install kmod-wl) from the rpmfusion
repos. As a dependency, the dnf process installed
This rpm contains the kernel module/driver for the Broadcom card. However,
it is only built for the 4.04.xx kernel. So at bootup, if I select that
kernel then the Broadcom wifi card's module loads, and WiFi is available.
The steps are (sort of) described here:
Now, the next step is to learn how to either build or find the Broadcom
module paired with current kernel.
Anyday now on that F23 rollout. Upgrade phun is just around the corner.
On Nov 1, 2015 4:50 AM, "Paul Cartwright"
yup, same here.. I have a real old Dell XPS laptop with a
similar Broadcom card.. never got it to work. what you need is
the IPW2200 driver..
you might try uninstalling NetworkManager & installing wicd.
On 10/31/2015 06:47 PM, Max Pyziur wrote:
I've just installed F22 on a Dell E6220 laptop (in
anticipations of next week's F23 rollout).
A few issues left to squre
I'm trying to setup WiFi (the Ethernet device
works correctly, btw).
There is an external switch controlling power to
the card, and an indicator light. Those show that
the item is "on."
lspci -v for the WiFi card reports the following:
02:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation
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