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brcmsmac oddity on Gentoo
I have a Broadcom wireless NIC in my Acer laptop, and since I actively support open source efforts of hardware manufacturers I am using the new open source brcmsmac driver rather than the older broadcom-sta driver. In kernel 2.6.39 I simply ...Message posted on the August 11th, 2011 - 7:42 AM ET
[gentoo-user] two NICs -> kernel crash ?
Hi, on my HP625 I run a bleeding edge Gentoo (kernel 3.3-rc6). If the notebook is connected by an ethernet cable, the net comes up just fine. If I disconnect it from ethernet and start net.wlan0, the WLAN comes up just fine. BUT, if it's connect ...Message posted on the March 06th, 2012 - 05:20 am ET
Bug#699802: lis3lv02d: device returned spurious data
Package: src:linux Version: 3.2.35-2 Severity: normal Dear Maintainer, Accelerometer on my HP laptop isn't detected. Also, there is a warning in dmesg. I have gentoo with kernel 3.4.28 on the same laptop, it boots without warnings, and ...Message posted on the February 05th, 2013 - 06:40 am ET
And GNU/Linux wins again...
Some time ago I noted in this group how my broadcom wireless NIC worked significantly slower under GNU/Linux (using the Free Broadcom brcmsmac driver) than under MS Windows 7 (using the vendor supplied driver). Well, after the most recent Gentoo ...Message posted on the September 04th, 2011 - 02:23 pm ET
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