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[Bug 1528508] Re: Trying to install wl driver on Lubuntu 14.04.03 LTS


*** This bug is a duplicate of bug 1358966 ***

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** This bug has been marked a duplicate of bug 1358966
   Broadcom kernel module failed to build [error: macro "alloc_netdev" requires 4 arguments, but only 3 given]

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  Trying to install wl driver on Lubuntu 14.04.03 LTS

Status in bcmwl package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  Attempting a bug workaround where the wl module is not available in the b43 dirver.
  Tried this package:

  ProblemType: Package
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
  Package: bcmwl-kernel-source
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.19.0-42.48~14.04.1-generic 3.19.8-ckt10
  Uname: Linux 3.19.0-42-generic x86_64
  ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.19
  Architecture: amd64
  DKMSKernelVersion: 3.19.0-42-generic
  Date: Tue Dec 22 10:04:06 2015
  DuplicateSignature: dkms:bcmwl-kernel-source:(not installed):/var/lib/dkms/bcmwl/ error: macro "alloc_netdev" requires 4 arguments, but only 3 given
  InstallationDate: Installed on 2015-12-22 (0 days ago)
  InstallationMedia: Lubuntu 14.04.3 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Beta amd64 (20150805)
  PackageVersion: (not installed)
   dpkg 1.17.5ubuntu5.5
   apt  1.0.1ubuntu2.10
  SourcePackage: bcmwl
  Title: bcmwl-kernel-source (not installed): bcmwl kernel module failed to build
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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