b43-fwcutter-012-1pclos2011.x86_64.rpm


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Description

b43-fwcutter - Tool to extract firmware for Broadcom 43xx network chip

Distribution: PCLinuxOS
Repository: PCLinuxOS x86_64
Package name: b43-fwcutter
Package version: 012
Package release: 1pclos2011
Package architecture: x86_64
Package type: rpm
Installed size: 21.82 KB
Download size: 21.82 KB
Official Mirror: ftp.nluug.nl
Fwcutter allows you to extract the firmware required for Broadcom 43xx chips out of the .o files available with the card or on the internet. Not all versions of the firmwares are supported by this tool. You can list supported firmwares with : b43-fwcutter -l Depending on your chip, you will need a version 3 or 4 firmware. Useful reading and links to firmwares that can be extracted are available at http://linuxwireless.org/en/users/Drivers/b43 Extract (as root) with : b43-fwcutter -w /lib/firmware wl_apsta_mimo.o It will create files directly at the required place (in either b43legacy or b43 subfolder).

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Requires

Provides

  • b43-fwcutter = 012-1pclos2011
  • b43-fwcutter(x86-64) = 012-1pclos2011

Obsoletes

  • b43-fwcutter < 012

    Install Howto

    1. Enable PCLinuxOS x86_64 repository in /etc/apt/sources.list:
      rpm http://ftp.nluug.nl/pub/os/Linux/distr/pclinuxos/pclinuxos/apt/ pclinuxos/64bit x86_64
      
    2. Update the package index:
      # apt-get update
    3. Install b43-fwcutter rpm package:
      # apt-get install b43-fwcutter
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