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Author Topic: using broadcom wifi with vector linux 7.2  (Read 2157 times)


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using broadcom wifi with vector linux 7.2
« on: November 27, 2015, 09:24:19 am »

Note: VL 7.2 only.
works on both 7.1 and 7.2
7.1 needs a little tweaking to get broadcom going. instructions are here

the following applies to both 7.1 AND 7.2
first you need to blacklist a few modules

use your preffered editor to create and open a file we will name blacklist.conf

Code: [Select]
nano /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf
and enter
Code: [Select]
blacklist b43
blacklist ssb
blacklist bcma
blacklist bcm43xx
blacklist bcm80211
blacklist brcmsmac

save and exit

reboot and it should now be using the "wl" module and all is good
« Last Edit: March 11, 2016, 10:06:57 am by M0E-lnx »