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[Bug 1226236] Re: bcmwl-kernel-source bcmwl kernel module failed to build


*** This bug is a duplicate of bug 1095751 ***

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** This bug has been marked a duplicate of bug 1095751
   bcmwl fails to build with 3.8 kernels [error: ‘struct cfg80211_ibss_params’ has no member named ‘channel’]

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  bcmwl-kernel-source bcmwl kernel module
  failed to build

Status in “bcmwl” package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  Just installed 12.04. Wi-fi doesn't show on network manager (despite
  the wifi connecting during installation procedure). When I try to use
  additional drivers, the Broadcom STA wireless driver won't install.

  From other threads I think that bcmwl-kernel-source needs to be
  installed, but when I try that this happens

  Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 3.8.0-30-generic (i686)
  Consult /var/lib/dkms/bcmwl/ for more information.
  FATAL: Module wl not found.

  ProblemType: Package
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
  Package: bcmwl-kernel-source
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.8.0-30.44~precise1-generic
  Uname: Linux 3.8.0-30-generic i686
  ApportVersion: 2.0.1-0ubuntu17.4
  Architecture: i386
  DKMSKernelVersion: 3.8.0-30-generic
  Date: Mon Sep 16 21:46:12 2013
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Release i386 (20130820.1)
  MarkForUpload: True
  SourcePackage: bcmwl
  Title: bcmwl-kernel-source bcmwl kernel module failed to build
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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