On Sun, 4 Feb 2018 12:03:49 -0800
Florian Fainelli <f.faine...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 02/04/2018 10:58 AM, Chris Vine wrote:
> > I probably should have copied this to the relevant kernel wireless
> > mailing lists. Anyway, here it is.
> > As a further datum point, the b43 driver works fine with the
> > 4.15.0-rc3 kernel. So something seems to have changed between that
> > and 4.15.0.
> Does this patch help?
Yes, I have wireless working again.
I'll recompile tomorrow from a fresh kernel tree and apply the patch
again and make sure it still works. I will let you know.
> > Begin forwarded message:
> > Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2018 23:37:49 +0000
> > From: Chris Vine <vine35792...@gmail.com>
> > To: Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-ker...@vger.kernel.org>
> > Subject: Regression: bcm4312 lp-phy device not recognized in 4.15
> > kernel
> > I have an old netbook with a Broadcom bcm4312 802.11b/g lp-phy
> > [14e4:4315] (rev 01) wifi device. It is no longer recognized in
> > kernel 4.15: it works fine with the 4.14 kernel and earlier, with
> > the b43 and ssb kernel modules.
> > I cannot give any further information as there are no error messages
> > logged. The b43 firmware (wl-5.100.138) is not loaded for it, nor
> > are the ssb/b43/bcma/ mmc_core/mac80211/cfg80211 modules. The
> > modules can be loaded by hand without error, but nothing happens
> > and no network interface is presented.
> > This is a pretty slow and rubbish netbook but is useful when
> > travelling to a country which might impound your laptop (no names)
> > and you don't mind too much losing it. It would be nice to
> > continue to be able to use it for that.
> > Chris