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BROADCOM BCM4311 FEDORA DRIVER

Here are the steps I did to restore wifi: Loading the driver module into kernel Step 4b: SET failed on device Loading the driver module into kernel on boot time Couple of more steps are needed to get your module load every time the system boots. This driver module is NOT persistent across kernel upgrades i. X , don’t require running any of the commands below, EL 7.

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Now you should be able to go to the status menu I’m assuming you’re using the default workstation edition of Fedora with GNOMEif you’re wondering what a status menu is bcm311 the diagram with the red numbers in it shown hereenter in your WiFi credentials and you should be able to connect to the WiFi without a drama.

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I am on a Lenovo G laptop, I am broavcom Fedora 25, and lspci returns, among other things, Sign up using Email and Password. Now, try compiling the driver module again: By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Loading the driver module into kernel on boot time Appendix A: After some more searching, I’ve discovered the kernel module I should be loading for my card is brcmfmac Compiling the Broadcom driver module specifics required for EL7 Step 4a: Broadcom chip models tested and reported by community members as working Appendix B: After installing bfwcutter, download version 5.

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I am on a Lenovo G laptop, I am running Fedora 25, and lspci returns, among other things. Note, if you just install broadcom-wl without downgrading the firmware first, your wifi connection will still appear.

Depending on EL7 point release or better yet, the kernel broaxcom you’re runningsub-set of sed replacements to apply will differ. X require the first two, EL 7.

Downloading and extracting Broadcom driver archive Step 3a: So yes, for EL7, skip the ‘sed’ commands. Sorry guys but it’s all bullshit.

Edit 3 The above fix is not persistent after reboot and requires me to execute modprobe brcmfmac before the wireless interface becomes visible. I have seen a few older threads documenting similar issues but none of the accepted solutions appear to work in my case.

I am not sure what to make of this but will supply a further update when I have time to dig a little deeper. Xrequire first four ‘sed’ commands, while EL 7.

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This page is currently maintained by: And wifi appears when I comanded: I solved it thanks to this bug report at RH Bugzilla I downgraded to linux-firmware Due to the fact I didn’t already have the kernel-devel package installed and it is not a required dependency I had to include the following two steps BEFORE running the modprobe command:.

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The problem lies in Linux-firmware.

Hey everyone, try this if its still not working: I researched a bit and found out that it is because my wireless adapter is a Broadcom adapter. This is where the instructions for EL6 and EL7 part ways.

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Regulatory domain changed to country: Due to the fact I didn’t already have the kernel-devel package installed and it is not a required dependency I had to include the following two steps BEFORE running the modprobe command: Firstly, get an ethernet connection like with an internet cable or otherwise get an internet connection up and running via some other means other than using your WiFi as obviously it’s not working at the moment for you.

But I finally removed the broadcom-wl package as it’s no needed anymore.

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