Issues on inital boot where WiFi Network card (BCM 4312) is "not ready" and will not function. A force in the terminal to "sudo modprobe wl" forces the adapter to start. This issue is intermittent and does not arise on all boots of O/S.

Bug #1767234 reported by Dallas Fouse on 2018-04-27
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bcmwl (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Ubuntu 16.04.04 LTS

Wireless LAN fails to operate stating "device not ready" on some initial start ups. Can force the issue correct by opening Terminal and entering "sudo modprobe wl".

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: bcmwl-kernel-source
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.13.0-39.44~16.04.1-generic 4.13.16
Uname: Linux 4.13.0-39-generic i686
NonfreeKernelModules: wl
ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.16
Architecture: i386
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Thu Apr 26 20:31:12 2018
InstallationDate: Installed on 2018-04-24 (2 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release i386 (20180228)
SourcePackage: bcmwl
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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