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Old 02-03-2012, 07:43 AM   #1
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config-huge-smp-3.2.2-smp and brcmsmac


Problem with upgrade slackware-current and kernel 3.2.2.
The module 'brcmsmac' is not included.
Where is 'CONFIG_BRCMSMAC=m'?
 
Old 02-03-2012, 08:58 AM   #2
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You can always recompile your own kernel that suits your need
 
Old 02-06-2012, 11:45 AM   #3
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linux-3.2-1 missing Broadcom wireless drivers
This conflict will be fixed in 3.3

https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/27844

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Old 02-06-2012, 03:13 PM   #4
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the drivers are there: like written in the archlinux bug above, the conflict is only at kernel configuration time (enabling one driver doesn't let you build the other).

do a make menuconfig in the kernel source tree and deselect the BCMA support in "device drivers" -> "broadcom specific AMBA", then you can enable brcmsmac in "device drivers" -> "network device support" -> "wireless lan": tried now in a 3.2 source tree and the module builds fine.

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