How to use a BCM4311 based wireless chip with SLED11
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The package can be installed using the command
rpm -Uvh b43-fwcutter*rpm
To update the firmware, run as root the command
Afterwards reboot the system to have the hardware completely reinitialized. Using the Network-Manager applets available, you should be able to connect to wireless networks.
Please note that this information is based on user reports. As the b43-fwcutter RPM is not shipped with SLED11, Novell Technical Services does not support this package.
Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4311 802.11b/g WLAN (rev 01)
26: PCI 300.0: 0282 WLAN controller
Model: "Broadcom BCM4311 802.11b/g WLAN"
Vendor: pci 0x14e4 "Broadcom"
Device: pci 0x4311 "BCM4311 802.11b/g WLAN"
SubVendor: pci 0x14e4 "Broadcom"
SubDevice: pci 0x0465
Please see http://linuxwireless.org/en/users/Drivers/b43 for more information.
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- Creation Date:23-SEP-09
- Modified Date:26-APR-12
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