New device in MacBook Pro, yet unsupported?

Christian Schaefer schaefer at
Thu Apr 7 06:09:17 EDT 2011

On 04/06/2011 01:54 AM, Rafał Miłecki wrote:
>>> I've got here a recent 13" MacBook Pro (8,1), running Ubuntu on it (natty).
>>> The wireless device seems to be currently unsupported by the b43 driver (as
>>> of kernel 2.6.38). It seems to be a bcm4331, lspci -vn gives the following:
>>> 03:00.0 0280: 14e4:4331 (rev 02)
>> Any chance you can see how it's labeled? Is that possible to open
>> MacBook's slot to see this wifi card?
>> I mean something like BCM943....
>> I could not find you card on ebay.
> Ping?

I fear I cannot be of any help with this. The MacBook is from my 
employer and has a warranty seal on its back, which I'm not willing to 
Perhaps remote access to my machine could help you? Let me know.


Dipl.-Bioinf. Christian Schaefer
Technical University Munich
Department for Bioinformatics / Rostlab

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