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Packaging Request #676

[openfwwf] add package to use broadcom wifi cards

GNUtoo - over 7 years ago - . Updated 5 months ago.

Status:
fixed
Priority:
bug
Assignee:
-
% Done:

100%


Description

Some broadcom wifi cards do work with free software, thanks to the openfwwf (http://www.ing.unibs.it/~openfwwf/index.php) free software firmware.
In fact Trisquel packages it.

Denis.

History

#1

Updated by Anonymous over 7 years ago

  • Assignee set to Anonymous
#2

Updated by Anonymous over 7 years ago

  • Status changed from open to in progress
#3

Updated by Anonymous over 7 years ago

  • % Done changed from 0 to 100
  • Status changed from in progress to fixed
#4

Updated by quiliro over 6 years ago

b43-open/ucode5.fw
is missing. It is loaded in Trisquel 7. It is free for rev 01 of 144e:4311 as reported by h-node.com

#5

Updated by Anonymous over 6 years ago

  • % Done changed from 100 to 90
  • Status changed from fixed to in progress
#6

Updated by Anonymous over 6 years ago

i checked it from my machine and ucode5.fw is not missing.

$ pacman -Qi openfwwf
Name            : openfwwf
Version         : 5.2-3
Description     : Free firmware for some Broadcom 43xx series WLAN chips
Architecture    : any
URL             : http://www.ing.unibs.it/openfwwf/
Licenses        : GPL2
Groups          : None
Provides        : None
Depends On      : None
Optional Deps   : None
Required By     : linux-libre-firmware
Optional For    : None
Conflicts With  : None
Replaces        : None
Installed Size  : 44.00 KiB
Packager        : André Silva <emulatorman@parabola.nu>
Build Date      : Sat 12 Mar 2016 10:16:13 PM UYT
Install Date    : Sat 12 Mar 2016 10:42:41 PM UYT
Install Reason  : Installed as a dependency for another package
Install Script  : No
Validated By    : Signature
$ pacman -Ql openfwwf
openfwwf /usr/
openfwwf /usr/lib/
openfwwf /usr/lib/firmware/
openfwwf /usr/lib/firmware/b43-open/
openfwwf /usr/lib/firmware/b43-open/b0g0bsinitvals5.fw
openfwwf /usr/lib/firmware/b43-open/b0g0initvals5.fw
openfwwf /usr/lib/firmware/b43-open/ucode5.fw
openfwwf /usr/share/
openfwwf /usr/share/licenses/
openfwwf /usr/share/licenses/openfwwf/
openfwwf /usr/share/licenses/openfwwf/LICENSE
#7

Updated by Anonymous over 6 years ago

  • Subject changed from Package openfwwf free firmware to use broadcom wifi cards to [openfwwf] add package to use broadcom wifi cards
#8

Updated by Anonymous over 6 years ago

  • % Done changed from 90 to 100
  • Status changed from in progress to info needed
#9

Updated by Anonymous over 6 years ago

  • Status changed from info needed to fixed
#10

Updated by gap 5 months ago

Hasn't this already been merged into linux-libre-firmware, I presume after this issue report was submitted?

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