bcmwl-kernel-source (not installed): bcmwl kernel module failed to build

Bug #1522508 reported by Diego Jp on 2015-12-03
This bug affects 1 person
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bcmwl (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

failed to build in a HP Stream x360,
followed this thread: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2259382

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 15.10
Package: bcmwl-kernel-source (not installed)
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.2.0-18.22-generic 4.2.3
Uname: Linux 4.2.0-18-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: wl
ApportVersion: 2.19.1-0ubuntu4
Architecture: amd64
DKMSKernelVersion: 4.2.0-18-generic
Date: Thu Dec 3 14:34:54 2015
DuplicateSignature: dkms:bcmwl-kernel-source:(not installed):/var/lib/dkms/bcmwl/ error: macro "alloc_netdev" requires 4 arguments, but only 3 given
InstallationDate: Installed on 2015-02-16 (289 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 15.04 "Vivid Vervet" - Release amd64 (20150422)
PackageVersion: (not installed)
 dpkg 1.18.2ubuntu5
SourcePackage: bcmwl
Title: bcmwl-kernel-source (not installed): bcmwl kernel module failed to build
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to wily on 2015-10-23 (41 days ago)

Diego Jp (k-95-thebig) wrote :
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.

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