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[Bug 1423465] Re: BCM43142. Monitor mode not working.


Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

** Changed in: bcmwl (Ubuntu)
       Status: New => Confirmed

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  BCM43142. Monitor mode not working.

Status in bcmwl package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  A patch is needed to properly enable this function:

  To enable monitor mode:
  # echo 1 > /proc/brcm_monitor0

  bash: echo: write error: Input/Output error

  lsb_release -rd
  Description: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS
  Release: 14.04

  apt-cache policy bcmwl-kernel-source
    Tabla de versión:
   *** 0
          500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty/restricted amd64 Packages
          100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

  Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n (rev 01)

  uname -a
  Dinux dinux-SVF14215CLW 3.13.0-45-generic #74-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jan 13 19:36:28 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

  Can you fix it?

  Can anyone confirm that the Arch's patch continues to work in 14.04
  (with all updates), and what is the correct way to apply the patch?
  What we can do to make the patch is included in the Ubuntu's file?
  Thank you.

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