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Re: [opensuse] opensuse 11 versus SLE 11 WRT broadcom wireless
On Wed, 21 Oct 2009, Peter Van Lone wrote:

On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 10:14 AM, Robert P. J. Day
<rpjday@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

 those packman firmware packages do look like they will unload
numerous .fw files under /lib/firmware/b43, which looks good --
that provides the firmware files.  but there is still a reference
to the package b43-fwcutter, which (allegedly) supplies the
utility /usr/sbin/install_bcm43xx_firmware, and eventually the b43
loadable module.  and i just don't see where to get that package
for SLES 11.

SLE 11 is based on OpenSuse 11.1 -- for the most part any repo or
software you can use with openSUSE 11.1 you can use with SLE ...

i had assumed as much, so i guess one approach is to simply pull out
my opensuse 11.1 x86_64 DVD, add it as a repository and install off of


Robert P. J. Day Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA

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