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Old 02-15-2007, 10:05 PM   #1
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ubuntu kernel makes bcm43xx firmware too old

after a recent dist-upgrade the kernel went to 2.6.20-8-generic and now when I dmesg because I cant use my wireless it shows:

bcm43xx: YOUR FIRMWARE IS TOO OLD. Firmware from binary drivers older than version 4.x is unsupported. You must upgrade your firmware files.

any suggestions?
Old 02-16-2007, 07:01 PM   #2
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Short story - bcm43xx is currently broken in Ubuntu.


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