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Old 08-11-2012, 02:43 AM   #1
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Lost WiFi after kernel 3.5.1 update


This morning I installed a kernel update (3.4.1-1.fc17 x86_64) and lost my WiFi connection, I use the broadcom-wl (5.100.82.112-2 package) from rpmsfusion for my BCM4312 WiFi device.
 
Old 08-11-2012, 02:55 AM   #2
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Have you reinstalled the broadcom-wl package? I'd imagine there's a module missing.

I have a 4312 also, and just use ssb & b43 (Kernel modules). It's ok.
 
Old 08-11-2012, 03:00 AM   #3
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Yes I just found out that the kmod-wl (wl kernel module is not yet available for the new kernel. I did not even know that I used a kernel module for this WIFI card...
 
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This is not uncommon - you can always just boot the old kernel until the module for the new kernel ships.
 
  


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