File README.SuSE of Package broadcom-wl
This is an OFFICAL-RELEASE of Broadcom's IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n hybrid Linux device
driver for use with Broadcom's BCM4311-, BCM4312-, BCM4321-, and BCM4322-based
This driver also supports the incorrectly identified BCM4328 chipset which is
actually a BCM4321 or BCM4322 chipset.
For any updated info please refer here:
You must read the LICENSE.txt file in the docs directory before using this
INSTALLATION & USAGE NOTES
This driver conflicts with the Linux community provided driver for Broadcom
hardware and cannot be used at the same time. It also conflicts with the ssb
driver and ndiswrapper Broadcom windows drivers.
To overcome these conflicts this package installs the file
/etc/modprobe.d/broadcom-wl-blacklist which blacklists the following kernel
modules to prevent them from loading:
If you require to use any of these modules for other installed hardware then
you will need to comment out the corresponding entry for that module. Note
that doing so may prevent this driver from functioning.
By default the wireless card used by this driver will usually be identified as
eth1 or wlan0. If you wish to change the assigned device identifier then you should
edit interface from yast