[packman] Package broadcom-wl gone?
manfred.h at gmx.net
Wed Feb 22 11:57:29 CET 2017
On Wed, 22 Feb 2017, 10:34:25 +0100, Tomáš Chvátal wrote:
> 2017-02-22 10:29 GMT+01:00 Manfred Hollstein <manfred.h at gmx.net>:
> > has the package been deleted? I cannot find it in its former repository
> > Essentials.
> Hello Manfred,
> Yes the broadcom-wl is gone from the repository.
> I had a review meeting with our kernel guys and we discovered it was not
> updated in couple of years while its device scanning ment it was loaded and
> attempted to be loaded on almost all broadcom cards errornously.
> What the labs people said is that the driver that is at the moment in
> kernel should work more reliably and they are more than willing to receive
> bugs if something is still not behaving well with the broadcom chipsets
> that were before covered by this package.
thanks for your feedback. Does that mean that I should use one of the
kernel provided drivers (e.g. bcma) from openSUSE_Leap_42.1/2, or would
it be necessary to run a more recent kernel like Kernel:stable?
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