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Distribution: Slackware (current), Mepis on the wifes lappy
Only issue I have come across so far, (and it's been the same for every major upgrade I've ever tried) is the fonts never seem to remain the same across upgrades which is a bit of a nuisance. Not sure if this is a Slackware thing or a general Linux thing as I have no other distros installed to compare.
Should I just click on the patch file after removing the .txt - to patch the broadcom driver - or is there another step that I'm missing? I tried the following in terminal as root: patch -p0 src/wl/sys/wl_linux.c < bc_wl_abiupdate.patch
and received the error below:
Hunk #1 FAILED at 332.
1 out of 1 hunk FAILED -- saving rejects to file src/wl/sys/wl_linux.c.rej
just open the wl_linux.c & patch file with your text editor,navigate to the line that you must change and copy/paste.If you update your kernel to 3.3.1 then you must use " make API=CFG80211 " (without quotes) and have cfg80211 option (under Wireless) enable in kernel.At least that's what i did to be able to compile the module.WIRELESS_EXT API is no longer compile the wl module.I'm using BCM 4313 14e4:4727