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Author Topic: using broadcom wifi with vector linux  (Read 28 times)


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

first you need to blacklist a few modules

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

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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: November 27, 2015, 09:26:40 am by wigums »
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