bcmwl-kernel-source 6.30.223.248+bdcom-0ubuntu0.1: bcmwl kernel module failed to build with kernel 4.0 [error: ‘STATION_INFO_TX_BITRATE’ undeclared (first use in this function)]

Bug #1453365 reported by costel croitoru on 2015-05-09
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bcmwl (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Hi.
Today I updated my ubuntu 14.04 from kernel 3.13 to kernel 4.0.2 . I just got this error and I think that bcmwl drivers are not suported in kernel 4.0 yet.

Thanks

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
Package: bcmwl-kernel-source 6.30.223.248+bdcom-0ubuntu0.1
Uname: Linux 4.0.1-040001-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.10
Architecture: amd64
DKMSKernelVersion: 4.0.2-040002-generic
Date: Sat May 9 11:18:02 2015
DuplicateSignature: dkms:bcmwl-kernel-source:6.30.223.248+bdcom-0ubuntu0.1:/var/lib/dkms/bcmwl/6.30.223.248+bdcom/build/src/wl/sys/wl_cfg80211_hybrid.c:1444:20: error: ‘STATION_INFO_TX_BITRATE’ undeclared (first use in this function)
InstallationDate: Installed on 2014-08-15 (266 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Release amd64 (20140722.2)
PackageVersion: 6.30.223.248+bdcom-0ubuntu0.1
SourcePackage: bcmwl
Title: bcmwl-kernel-source 6.30.223.248+bdcom-0ubuntu0.1: bcmwl kernel module failed to build
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
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 1424676, 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.

summary: bcmwl-kernel-source 6.30.223.248+bdcom-0ubuntu0.1: bcmwl kernel module
- failed to build
+ failed to build with kernel 4.0 [error: ‘STATION_INFO_TX_BITRATE’
+ undeclared (first use in this function)]
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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