bcm43xx driver still not working well on Lenovo 3000 N100

Bug #99152 reported by Krzysztof Foltman on 2007-03-30
2
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
linux-source-2.6.20 (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Brian Murray

Bug Description

Binary package hint: kernel-image-2.6.20-13-generic-di

The firmware extracted from Windows drivers is version 4 and the driver says it doesn't support it (numerous messages in dmesg). The firmware downloaded from the unofficial site http://debian.cafuego.net/dists/feisty-cafuego/bcm43xx/ doesn't work particularly well, it deadlocks on ping -f to the nearest wireless gateway, with no chance to rmmod it.

The same laptop works great with ndiswrapper, so it's definitely a question of lack of support for relevant firmware and/or a bug in the driver.

Brian Murray (brian-murray) wrote :

Thanks for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. Now that the final version of Feisty Fawn is available we were wondering if this issue still exists. Thanks in advance.

Changed in linux-source-2.6.20:
assignee: nobody → brian-murray
status: New → Incomplete
Brian Murray (brian-murray) wrote :

We are closing this bug report as it lacks the information, described in the previous comments, we need to investigate the problem further. However, please reopen it if you can give us the missing information and feel free to submit bug reports in the future.

Changed in linux-source-2.6.20:
status: Incomplete → Invalid
Krzysztof Foltman (kfoltman) wrote :

I'm no longer a primary user of that machine, so it may take a couple of days before I'll be able to test it properly.

Sorry for sowing confusion - I've been moving to another country and settling in June/July and had no wireless network at home at all, and then I forgot about the whole thing. Hope to test it with final Feisty and perhaps recent Gutsy preview this week.

Krzysztof Foltman (kfoltman) wrote :

Seems to work well in the final FF.

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