bcmwl-kernel-source bcmwl kernel module failed to build

Bug #1369262 reported by raj on 2014-09-14
This bug affects 8 people
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bcmwl (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

this happened after i installed mannually the ubuntu-kernel 3.17.0-999* on trusty thar. now i will not see wifi option in nm-applet menu.

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
Package: bcmwl-kernel-source
Uname: Linux 3.17.0-999-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.4
Architecture: amd64
DKMSKernelVersion: 3.17.0-999-generic
Date: Sun Sep 14 18:20:38 2014
DuplicateSignature: dkms:bcmwl-kernel-source: error: macro "alloc_netdev" requires 4 arguments, but only 3 given
InstallationDate: Installed on 2014-09-05 (9 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Release amd64 (20140417)
SourcePackage: bcmwl
Title: bcmwl-kernel-source bcmwl kernel module failed to build
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

raj (rajmrec2002) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Thomas H St.Clair (thstclair) wrote :

Fix is in:

 “bcmwl” package Bugs Bug #1358966

Updated bcmwl-kernel-source/dkms pkg has been submitted and is awaiting approval.

Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. This particular bug has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug 1358966, so it is being marked as such. Please look at the other bug report to see if there is any missing information that you can provide, or to see if there is a workaround for the bug. Additionally, any further discussion regarding the bug should occur in the other report. Feel free to continue to report any other bugs you may find.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in bcmwl (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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