|I have trouble with my notebook since a couple of days. Wifi stoped working and I had random kernel panics with wlc errors.
Host/Kernel/OS "dellbox" running Linux 2.6.37-0.slh.18-aptosid-amd64 x86_64 [ aptosid 2010-03 Ἀπάτη - kde-full - (201012262151) ]
CPU Info 4x Intel Core i5 M 520 @ 3072 KB cache flags( sse3 ht nx lm vmx ) clocked at [ 1199.000 MHz ]
Videocard ATI M92 [Mobility Radeon HD 4500 Series] [ ]
Network cards Broadcom NetLink BCM57780 Gigabit PCIe
Processes 163 | Uptime 52min | Memory 710.8/3829.8MB | HDD WDC WD5000BEVT-7 Size 500GB (37%used) | Client Shell | Infobash v3.34
lspci |grep -i network
05:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM43224 802.11a/b/g/n (rev 01)
I installed apt-get install firmware-brcm80211 and the module is loaded.
grep -i brcm
brcm80211 688542 0
mac80211 199109 1 brcm80211
cfg80211 140619 2 brcm80211,mac80211
dmesg |grep -i brcm
[ 6.928047] brcm80211: module is from the staging directory, the quality is unknown, you have been warned.
[ 6.932519] brcm80211 0000:05:00.0: PCI INT A -> GSI 18 (level, low) -> IRQ 18
[ 6.932532] brcm80211 0000:05:00.0: setting latency timer to 64
[ 7.772311] brcm80211: 5.75.11 wlc_attach() failed with code 17
[ 7.772329] brcm80211: wl_pci_probe: wl_attach failed!
thanks for your help.