[sf-lug] Installing Void, C.E. Sign-in at SF-LUG mtg of 2017-11-05

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Tue Nov 7 15:26:05 PST 2017

I wrote:

> ...as shown on
> https://forum.voidlinux.eu/t/wireless-card-bcm4312-firmware-not-there/566
> Above-cited page says (May 2016 comment) you do this, as root:
> xbps-install b43-fwcutter
> export FIRMWARE_INSTALL_DIR="/usr/lib/firmware
> wget http://www.lwfinger.com/b43-firmware/broadcom-wl-5.100.138.tar.bz2
> tar xjf broadcom-wl-5.100.138.tar.bz2
> b43-fwcutter -w "$FIRMWARE_INSTALL_DIR"
> broadcom-wl-5.100.138/linux/wl_apsta.o

Last line got accidentally split, should be:

 b43-fwcutter -w "$FIRMWARE_INSTALL_DIR" broadcom-wl-5.100.138/linux/wl_apsta.o

Anyway, Aaron, please heed https://forum.voidlinux.eu/t/wireless-card-bcm4312-firmware-not-there/566, and not my regurgitation of what it said.

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