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Wifi BCM4360 not working and other question please [closed]

asked 2018-03-29 07:03:11 -0600

Tarik gravatar image

updated 2018-04-12 09:30:23 -0600

Hi all,

I am new with Fedora and I liked it after months of trying other distros, but I still have big problem with my Wifi:

Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Limited BCM4360 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter [14e4:43a0] (rev 03)

After a lot of search I found this and it work with me in the beginning: https://gist.github.com/jamespamplin/...

But after long using, many times I lose the internet and my browser keep loading for up to 3-4 minutes (not working but not disconnected and keep loading) and sometimes I must reboot fedora. After any Kernel update I must force reinstall the driver using the Terminal.

there is already a good driver for my wifi on other distro but I couldi't find it and it's called (Broadcom 802.11 Linux STA wireless driver source from bcmwl-kernel-source)

Other question about something I see it when Fedora boot up and I don't know if it's normal or big problem need to be fixed?

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Regards

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Have you had a look at https://wireless.wiki.kernel.org/en/u... ? Have you installed the broadcom-wl package?

genodeftest gravatar imagegenodeftest ( 2018-03-29 15:58:16 -0600 )edit
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Thank you very much, broadcom-wl worked 100%, now I have a very stable and fast wifi connection. Regards

Tarik gravatar imageTarik ( 2018-04-12 09:29:34 -0600 )edit

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answered 2018-04-13 07:00:18 -0600

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updated 2018-04-13 07:03:08 -0600

First big thanks to genodeftest for his 100% working solution:

1- Enable free and non free RPM-fusion: https://rpmfusion.org/Configuration

2- Installed broadcom-wl and kmod-wl:

sudo dnf install -y broadcom-wl kmod-wl

3- Run depmod:

sudo depmod -a

If no errors you are fine

4- And finally modprobe on wl:

sudo modprobe wl

If no errors you are fine

Finely restart Fedora, This worked with me 100%

Regards

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