Bcm43xx-fwcutter by default

Registered by darren on 2007-02-16

Currently the firmware for the bcm43xx type wifi adapters isn't shipped by default. As I understand it this can't be done for legal reasons but the bcm43xx-fwcutter package will download the firmware. If the installer detects bcm43xx hardware it should install bcm43xx-fwcutter, give the user the choice to download the firmware then rmmod and modprobe the bcm43xx module.

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wolfchri: This seems to be implemented in Gutsy - the Restricted Driver Manager does exactly this on my HP NX6325.

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