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Re: [gNewSense-users] Broadcom Corporation BCM43224 802.11a/b/g/n (rev 0

From: Sam Geeraerts
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] Broadcom Corporation BCM43224 802.11a/b/g/n (rev 01) without proprietary firmware
Date: Sun, 26 Feb 2012 13:31:16 +0100
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Stayvoid wrote:
I'm confused.
The first part says that "crossposting is perceived as inconsiderate,
poor etiquette and is banned from Usenet newsgroups and virtually all
email lists."

But the second part talks about advantages of crossposting.

It specifically mentions Usenet.

I've also looked throught the RFC 1855 and didn't find anything bad
about crossposting. [1]

For one, it sets multiple communities to work on the same problem and it's likely they'll come up with similar answers. Hence, it's duplicate (wasted) time and effort. It's better if you post to one first, and if you don't get an answer after a few days, ask on the next.

It's been a while since the last version of OpenFWWF was published.
Their website says: "Known supported boards until now: 4306, 4311(rev1),
4318 and 4320". I can't find evidence that BCM43223 can work with free

Maybe it's supported, but they didn't have a chance to test it.
I want to be sure that it's not possible. That's why I want to test it myself.

I'm afraid I don't have experience with it myself.

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