[Trac-bugs] [PC-BSD Trac] #421: Broadcom BCM4311 crashes computer on connection to open access point

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Fri Nov 18 15:20:57 PST 2011


#421: Broadcom BCM4311 crashes computer on connection to open access point
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  Reporter:  jrkotrla       |      Owner:
      Type:  System Defect  |     Status:  new
  Priority:  major          |  Milestone:
 Component:  System Tool    |    Version:  9.0-BETA3
Resolution:                 |   Keywords:
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Comment (by dlavigne):

 Unfortunately due to the licensing restrictions on the bwn driver, users
 have to download and compile the firmware themselves. Directions for doing
 so are here:

 http://wiki.pcbsd.org/index.php/Network_Configuration#bwn.284.29_Driver

 That should fix your hardware issues. Let us know if it does not.

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