[PLUG] Announcing the release of Fedora 8 (Werewolf)

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Sat Nov 10 09:33:26 PST 2007


Vishal Rao wrote:
> On Nov 10, 2007 10:37 AM, Rahul Sundaram <sundaram at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
>> Right. There was some work on this. Good to know it paid off well. Refer
>>
>> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Releases/8/ReleaseSummary
>>
>> Esp the laptop section.
> 
> No go, I failed to get wireless working (Broadcom bcm 4321) so I'm now
> trying Ubuntu, failing which, it's back to openSUSE for me...
> 
> Strangely, both Ubuntu and Fedora are showing me the model as 4312 and
> not 4321 which openSUSE's lspci (and MS Vista) shows... in any case, I
> see that the kernel 2.6.24-rc1 and on will have a free "b43" driver,
> it'll just be a matter of getting the right firmware I guess...

Correct. The firmware is not redistributable at all.

http://fedoramobile.org/fc-wireless/bcm43xx-yum-extras

Rahul




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