siba_bwn in GENERIC

Adrian Chadd adrian at
Fri Aug 26 11:15:27 UTC 2011

On 26 August 2011 15:14, Ruslan Mahmatkhanov <cvs-src at> wrote:
> Good day!
> Right now we have this line in GENERIC:
> #device         bwn             # Broadcom BCM43xx wireless NICs
> From user POV all he need to do to make his broadcom wifi work, is
> to uncomment this line and recompile his kernel. But this actually not
> sufficient - he also need to add device siba_bwn, and then install
> net/bwn-firmware-kmod. But he will know that after recompiling his kernel
> when his wireless adapter will not work as expected :).
> So may be we need to also add siba_bwn (commented out by default) in GENERIC
> and some reference about net/bwn-firmware-kmod?

I think it's a good idea, along with any other documentation related
changes that need to occur.



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