bcmwl source package in Ubuntu


bcmwl ( trusty; urgency=medium

  * debian/dkms.conf.in
    - Drop obsolete patches.
  * New upstream release:
    - Client does not ACK auth/assoc responses from Cisco AP3800 (LP: #1647036).

bcmwl ( yakkety; urgency=medium

  * debian/patches/0020-add-support-for-linux-4.8.patch:
    - Fix whitespace issue that prevented DKMS from applying the patch.

bcmwl ( yakkety; urgency=medium

  * debian/dkms.conf.in,
    - Add support for Linux 4.8. Thanks to Krzysztof Kolasa.

bcmwl ( yakkety; urgency=medium

  * debian/dkms.conf.in,
    - Add support for Linux 4.7. Thanks to Vincent Gerris for pointing out
      the solution.

bcmwl ( xenial; urgency=medium

  * debian/dkms.conf.in,
    - Add support for Linux 4.3.

bcmwl ( wily; urgency=medium

  * debian/bcmwl-kernel-source.modaliases: really fix matching for model 43b1,
    apparently modaliases are case-sensitive, and changing ubuntu-drivers
    to remove that limitation looks like it would negatively affect its
    performance. (LP: #1498074)

bcmwl ( wily; urgency=medium

  * debian/bcmwl-kernel-source.modaliases: add 43b1 as a matched model in
    modalises; https://wireless.wiki.kernel.org/en/users/Drivers/b43 says it
    is supported by the wl driver (this is BCM4352). (LP: #1498074, #1173761)

bcmwl ( wily; urgency=medium

  * debian/bcmwl-kernel-source.modaliases: Fine-tune product list as per
    http://www.broadcom.com/docs/linux_sta/README_6.30.223.248.txt. Thanks
    Adam Smith! (LP: #1490713)
  * debian/bcmwl-kernel-source.postrm: Warn that a reboot is needed after
    removing. Thanks Adam Smith! (LP: #1491070)

bcmwl ( wily; urgency=medium

  * Added needed patches for lts kernels (LP: #1415880)
  * Fixed null pointer reference (LP: #1415880)

bcmwl ( wily; urgency=medium

  * Add support for Linux 4.2
    A successful 4.2 based install depends on EXPORT_SYMBOL(flush_workqueue)
    which will first appear in linux (4.2.0-3.3).

bcmwl ( wily; urgency=medium

  [ Simon Eisenmann ]
  * debian/dkms.conf.in
    - Fixed make warnings
      Credit for the patch goes to Krzysztof Kolasa.
    - Add support for Linux 4.0 (LP: #1424676)
      Credit for the patch goes to Krzysztof Kolasa.

bcmwl ( vivid; urgency=medium

  * debian/dkms.conf.in,
    - Add support for Linux 3.17 (LP: #1358966).
      Credit for the patch goes to Brian Norris.
    - Add support for Linux 3.18 (LP: #1358966).
      Credit for the patch goes to Krzysztof Kolasa.

bcmwl ( utopic; urgency=medium

  * New upstream release: (LP: #1342645)
    - This is an official public release from Broadcom.
  * debian/dkms.conf.in:
    - Drop patches for kernels 3.10 (now upstream)

 -- Alberto Milone <email address hidden>  Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:29:07 +0100

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Binary packages built by this source

bcmwl-kernel-source: Broadcom 802.11 Linux STA wireless driver source

 This package contains Broadcom 802.11 Linux STA wireless driver
 for use with Broadcom's BCM4311-, BCM4312-, BCM4313-, BCM4321-,
 BCM4322-, BCM43224-, and BCM43225-, BCM43227- and BCM43228-based