svn commit: r212625 - head/share/man/man4

Weongyo Jeong weongyo at
Tue Sep 14 23:27:06 UTC 2010

Author: weongyo
Date: Tue Sep 14 23:27:06 2010
New Revision: 212625

  Fixes spellings and uses the better sentence.  While I'm here bumps
  Pointed by:	imp, Ruslan Mahmatkhanov <cvs-src at yandex dot ru>


Modified: head/share/man/man4/bwn.4
--- head/share/man/man4/bwn.4	Tue Sep 14 21:40:29 2010	(r212624)
+++ head/share/man/man4/bwn.4	Tue Sep 14 23:27:06 2010	(r212625)
@@ -24,7 +24,7 @@
 .\" $FreeBSD$
-.Dd September 11, 2010
+.Dd September 14, 2010
 .Dt BWN 4
@@ -93,12 +93,11 @@ driver supports Broadcom BCM43xx based w
 .It "US Robotics 5411	BCM4318	CardBus	b/g"
-However if the device chipset is one of BCM4301, BCM4303 and BCM4306 rev 2,
+Users of older Broadcom chipsets (BCM4301, BCM4303 and BCM4306 rev 2)
+must use
 .Xr bwi 4
-instead of
-.Xr bwn 4
-because the vendor dropped the firmware support.
+because the v4 version of the firmware does not support these chips.
+The newer firmware is too big to fit into these old chips.
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