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Old 07-28-2009, 05:18 PM   #1
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Broadcom card in Fedora 11

Alright, I was getting tired of Ubuntu so I installed Fedora 11 on my Extensa 5420. Fedora doesn't see the broadcom card in the laptop and I'm not sure what I'm supposed to do. Anyone experience this before?
Edit: the card is an bcm94312mcg according to the bottom of the laptop

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Old 07-28-2009, 07:34 PM   #2
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I installed the rpmfusion-nonfree-updates (see
I installed broadcom-wl package via yum: `yum install broadcom-wl`
I restarted and my wireless worked seamlessly.
I have done this on 2 different laptops that had rebranded Broadcom cards and both worked as as above, though not sure if they are the same model type as yours.


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