lp:ubuntu/quantal/bcmwl

Created by James Westby on 2012-04-26 and last modified on 2012-10-12
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41. By Martin Pitt on 2012-10-12

* debian/bcmwl-kernel-source.postinst: Mirror the actions of the installed
  modprobe.d files, i. e. rmmod the b43 driver and try to modprobe wl, so
  that this package works right after installation. (LP: #1065827)
* debian/bcmwl-kernel-source.postinst: Drop duplicate #DEBHELPER# token. It
  does not currently expand to anything, but it looks confusing.

40. By Alberto Milone on 2012-07-05

* 0004-Add-support-for-Linux-3.2.patch:
  - Make sure the patch can always be applied.
* debian/dkms.conf.in:
  - Always apply all patches (LP: #1020059).

39. By Alberto Milone on 2012-06-20

* New upstream release:
  - Add Monitor mode.
  - Add cfg80211 API support. The choice of API is
    done at compile time. If kernel version >= 2.6.32,
    cfg80211 is used, otherwise wireless extension
    is used. (End users should notice little
    difference.)
  - Fix problem with triggered a reboot when the
    wireless was disabled using the function key.
  - Fix a kernel panic observed on some 64-bit
    systems.

38. By Alberto Milone on 2012-06-18

* debian/dkms.conf.in:
  - Make sure to always apply patch 0005.

37. By Alberto Milone on 2012-06-18

* debian/dkms.conf.in:
  - Make sure to apply 0005-add-support-for-linux-3.4.0.patch.

36. By Alberto Milone on 2012-05-22

* Add 0005-Add-support-for-Linux-3.4.0.patch:
  - Thanks to Eugene San for the patch (LP: #994255).
* debian/dkms.conf.in:
  - Make sure that both patch 0004 and 0005 are applied
    when dealing with linux 3.4.

35. By Alberto Milone on 2012-04-23

* debian/bcmwl-kernel-source.postinst:
  - Blacklist brcmfmac, brcmsmac and bcma so that they don't
    conflict with the closed driver (LP: #873117)

34. By Scott Kitterman on 2012-04-21

* Update to match switch to PAE kernel by default in precise for i386
  (LP: #986475)
  - Depend on linux-headers-generic-pae on i386 instead of
    linux-headers-generic so that the right headers are available to build
    the driver
* Drop long obsolete lpia specific depends on linux-headers-lpia

33. By Alberto Milone on 2011-11-22

Add 0004-Add-support-for-Linux-3.2.patch.

32. By Michael Terry on 2011-06-01

* debian/bcmwl-kernel-source.prerm:
  - Don't error out if we can't remove bcmwl module. LP: #776439
* debian/bcmwl-kernel-source.postinst:
  - Unconditionally update the blacklist (i.e. even on upgrade).
    LP: #776165

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