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[Bug 1572659] Re: bcmwl driver does not work with kernel 4.4.0-21


I tried the new 16.04 release ISO and the problem exists for me (DELL
XPS 13) also which makes it unusable for me for now. Choosing an older
daily build before 20.4 where the 4.4.0-18 kernel is still used works

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  bcmwl driver does not work with kernel 4.4.0-21

Status in bcmwl package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  After updating ubuntu 16.04 to latest kernel 4.4.0-21, bcmwl driver
  (package bcmwl-kernel-source) does not load and wifi not work.

  sudo modprobe wl
  modprobe: ERROR: could not insert 'wl': Required key not available

  If I boot with kernel 4.4.0-18 - wifi works normally.
  ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2
  Architecture: amd64
  CurrentDesktop: Unity
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
  InstallationDate: Installed on 2015-12-02 (140 days ago)
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 15.10 "Wily Werewolf" - Release amd64 (20151021)
  NonfreeKernelModules: wl
  Package: bcmwl-kernel-source
  PackageArchitecture: amd64
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-18.34-generic 4.4.6
  Tags:  xenial
  Uname: Linux 4.4.0-18-generic x86_64
  UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to xenial on 2016-03-03 (47 days ago)
  UserGroups: adm cdrom dip lpadmin plugdev sambashare sudo
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