Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 9th Sep 2010 17:40 UTC, submitted by kragil
Linux Ahem. I just had to write that all-caps headline. Broadcom's wireless chips - used by just about everybody in this industry - have been a major pain in the bum for Linux users, because the company did not release open source drivers. Workarounds had to be created, lots of pain was had in the process, but now, Broadcom has finally seen the light: they have open sourced their wireless Linux drivers.
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RE: Comment by marcp
by UltraZelda64 on Sun 12th Sep 2010 21:42 UTC in reply to "Comment by marcp"
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Wow, that was *fast*. I've already sold my bwi0-equipped notebook just because it didn't want to play nice with my OSS OSs.
Ahhh, whatever. I'm not planning to buy anything from this sort of company.

Sounds like you already did...?

Either way, problem solved. The drivers are now open. I don't see what the problem is, other than your bad timing...

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