broadcom-sta-dkms 5.100.82.112-7: broadcom-sta kernel module failed to build

Bug #1130105 reported by DesertJim on 2013-02-19
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Bug Description

I applied the upgrade to 3.5.0-24 from -17 on ubuntu 12.10 and it killed my broadcom 4314 wireless connection
went to broadcom website and it suggested that I need to install build-essential so did

apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-generic

DKMS make.log for bcmwl-5.100.82.112+bdcom for kernel 3.5.0-24-generic (x86_64)
Tue Feb 19 16:33:58 GST 2013
make: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-headers-3.5.0-24-generic'
Wireless Extension is the only possible API for this kernel version
Using Wireless Extension API
  LD /var/lib/dkms/bcmwl/5.100.82.112+bdcom/build/built-in.o
  CC [M] /var/lib/dkms/bcmwl/5.100.82.112+bdcom/build/src/shared/linux_osl.o
  CC [M] /var/lib/dkms/bcmwl/5.100.82.112+bdcom/build/src/wl/sys/wl_linux.o
  CC [M] /var/lib/dkms/bcmwl/5.100.82.112+bdcom/build/src/wl/sys/wl_iw.o
  CC [M] /var/lib/dkms/bcmwl/5.100.82.112+bdcom/build/src/wl/sys/wl_cfg80211.o
  LD [M] /var/lib/dkms/bcmwl/5.100.82.112+bdcom/build/wl.o
  Building modules, stage 2.
Wireless Extension is the only possible API for this kernel version
Using Wireless Extension API
  MODPOST 1 modules
  CC /var/lib/dkms/bcmwl/5.100.82.112+bdcom/build/wl.mod.o
  LD [M] /var/lib/dkms/bcmwl/5.100.82.112+bdcom/build/wl.ko
make: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-headers-3.5.0-24-generic'

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.10
Package: broadcom-sta-dkms 5.100.82.112-7
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.5.0-24.37-generic 3.5.7.4
Uname: Linux 3.5.0-24-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.6.1-0ubuntu10
Architecture: amd64
DKMSKernelVersion: 3.5.0-24-generic
Date: Tue Feb 19 16:34:09 2013
InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-01-20 (29 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" - Release amd64 (20121017.5)
MarkForUpload: True
PackageArchitecture: all
PackageVersion: 5.100.82.112-7
SourcePackage: broadcom-sta
Title: broadcom-sta-dkms 5.100.82.112-7: broadcom-sta kernel module failed to build
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

DesertJim (jcrmassey) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in broadcom-sta (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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 994255, 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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