Unable to use b43 using a BCM43222 mini-PCI

Rafał Miłecki zajec5 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 24 08:48:04 PDT 2014

On 24 June 2014 17:12, Camille Prevost <cam at home108.com> wrote:
> I write to you because I despair of not being able to run the b43 driver
> with a BCM43222 mini-PCI card mounted on an Alix Board (feat. AMD Geode
> processor : http://www.pcengines.ch/alix.htm). The aim is to make a wifi
> access point using hostapd.

You need kernel 3.8, because 14e4:4350 wasn't in ssb PCI IDs earlier.

You may also try this trick:
echo "14e4 4350" > /sys/bus/pci/drivers/b43-pci-bridge/new_id
but I don't remember how well b43 support for BCM43222 was back in 3.2.

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