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[Bug 1031831] Re: 3.5.0-7.7~precise1-generic works except for broadcom bcmwl-kernel-source failure


I see your point. However, I have not tested the package using the current LTS kernel on that hardware, and indeed I recently did a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.04 on that netbook and was impressed the Broadcom network works much more reliably without doing anything at all. 

I am not sure where the Broadcom compatible driver for Ubuntu 13.04 came
from (Ubuntu suggests the proprietary driver, but it's working very well
despite not choosing it).

I can download a current 12.04.2 LTS ISO, boot from it, and see what
happens with the Broadcom driver on my Acer Aspire One D260. However it
will take me some time to get to it. From what you're saying I presume
it's still broken.

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  3.5.0-7.7~precise1-generic works except for broadcom bcmwl-kernel-
  source failure

Status in “bcmwl” package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  I signed up to test backports of quantal kernel to precise LTS. Sorry
  I have not tested Quantal on this system yet.

  Fresh clean install of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on an Acer Aspire One D260

  Major failure during installation: broadcom driver won't install.
  (Notes below) Attaching build log.

  Kernel does run on this hardware, suspend, sound, graphics seem good.

  Wireless non-functional (as expected due to install failure).

  Here are some pertinent lines from Terminal:

  Setting up linux-headers-3.5.0-7 (3.5.0-7.7~precise1) ...
  Setting up linux-headers-3.5.0-7-generic (3.5.0-7.7~precise1) ...
  Examining /etc/kernel/header_postinst.d.
  run-parts: executing /etc/kernel/header_postinst.d/dkms 3.5.0-7-generic /boot/vmlinuz-3.5.0-7-generic
  Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 3.5.0-7-generic (i686)
  Consult /var/lib/dkms/bcmwl/ for more information.

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