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JeanM
 Posted: Mar 12 2014, 09:08 PM
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Good evening,

For which reason the package(rpm) broadcom-wl-kmdl isn't it delivered with each new version of core? mad.gif
What is necessary to make to be able to use the last core (2.6.32-431.5.1.el6.i686) with wifi? http://dl.dropbox.com/u/2835777/BangHead1.gif

Thank you for your answers,
Jean

PS: Actually, I use vmlinuz-2.6.32-358.23.2.el6.i686 with broadcom-wl-kmdl-2.6.32-358.23.2.el6
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 Posted: Mar 13 2014, 02:46 PM
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QUOTE (JeanM @ Mar 12 2014, 11:08 PM)
For which reason the package(rpm) broadcom-wl-kmdl  isn't it delivered with each new version of core?  mad.gif

A good question, but unfortunately one that can only be answered by the people of Red Hat.
The SL devs do not change or alter the kernel they get from RHEL...

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 Posted: Mar 13 2014, 06:01 PM
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Where did you get that -dkml package? You need to install this one that matches your kernel version. This means that you have to reinstall for each new kernel update.

If your device requires the wl driver, you want to consider using the kmod-wl package. Detailed instructions on how to build and install it can be found on this ELRepo's kmod-wl page.

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