Table of PCIs, chipsets, etc. on b43 wiki page

Gábor Stefanik netrolller.3d at
Sat Feb 5 00:56:31 EST 2011

2011/2/5 Larry Finger <Larry.Finger at>:
> On 02/04/2011 02:27 PM, Rafał Miłecki wrote:
>> W dniu 4 lutego 2011 20:37 użytkownik Larry Finger
>> <Larry.Finger at> napisał:
>>> On 02/04/2011 12:56 PM, Rafał Miłecki wrote:
>>>> I'd like to propose little (nothing big) reogranisation of b43 hardware table:
>>>> Changed columns support/supported and driver/alternatives.
>>>> Are you fine with that? Can we use colored one?
>>> I like the colored one.
>>> Some small changes:
>>> I would eliminate the second 14e4:4312 line and move the wl entry to the first
>>> one. I don't know if wl supports 5 GHz on that chip. I don't have mine any longer.
>> Do you know anything about that duplicated ID? Is that true at all?
>> Why we don't support device with that duplicated ID? Why do you want
>> to remove it?
> I'm not sure that there really is an 802.11b/g device with ID 14e4:4312. There
> are two flavors of BCM4312, one that is 802.11a/b/g (14e4:4312), and an
> 802.11b/g device with ID 14e4:4315, which is the LP PHY. I suspect that the
> confusion over the two BCM4312 items led to the duplicate entry in this table.

The device with PCI ID 0x4312 is called BCM4311 (dual-band) - check
Broadcom's official brochure on BCM4311 (has a single-band and a
dual-band version). Same for 0x4319 - it's actually BCM4318 dual-band
(for example, the BCM94318MPAGH has this ID). The only BCM4312 is
0x4315 (also, there exists no "BCM4315", and while BCM4310 might
indeed be real, it has nothing to do with PCI ID 0x4315). Apparently
the correlation between PCI ID and chip ID only exists for pure G-PHY

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