[needs-packaging] openfwwf: Open firmware broadcom

Bug #487393 reported by pinzia on 2009-11-24
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This bug affects 9 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Debian
New
Unknown
Ubuntu
Wishlist
Unassigned

Bug Description

Fedora 12 has added the open firmware for Broadcom wireless cards default. When it does ubuntu?
This project (mostly Italian) is an opportunity to remove some drivers closed.

Fedora announcements http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_12_Announcement
project site http://www.ing.unibs.it/openfwwf/

summary: - openfwwf: Open firmware broadcom
+ [needs-packaging] openfwwf: Open firmware broadcom
tags: added: needs-reassignment
tags: added: needs-packaging
tags: removed: needs-reassignment
Brian Murray (brian-murray) wrote :

*** This is an automated message ***

This bug is tagged needs-packaging which identifies it as a request for a new package in Ubuntu. As a part of the managing needs-packaging bug reports specification, https://wiki.ubuntu.com/QATeam/Specs/NeedsPackagingBugs, all needs-packaging bug reports have Wishlist importance. Subsequently, I'm setting this bug's status to Wishlist.

Changed in ubuntu:
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
Changed in debian:
status: Unknown → New
Changed in ubuntu:
status: New → Confirmed

pinzia, open source drivers for many Broadcom WiFi chipsets are now available in Ubuntu. For more on this please see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx .

If you have a problem with one specific Broadcom WiFi chipset, please file a new report as outlined in the previous article.

Changed in ubuntu:
status: Confirmed → Invalid
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