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Re: Slow wireless

From: T.C. Hollingsworth <tchollingsworth_at_nospam>
Date: Sat Oct 08 2011 - 05:22:02 GMT
To: Community support for Fedora users <users@lists.fedoraproject.org>

On Fri, Oct 7, 2011 at 9:09 PM, Keith Clark
<keithclark@waterloosubstop.com> wrote:
> Yeah, I thought of all that stuff too.  It works fine on another laptop
> we have and it also used to work on this laptop running Ubuntu.
>
> I really believe that this is an open firmware issue.

In that case, there are instructions here for obtaining and using
Broadcom's firmware:
http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Drivers/b43

Alternatively, there is a binary blob driver from Broadcom available
in RPMFusion's "kmod-wl" package.

-T.C.
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