[arch-general] Broadcom B43 problems

Sean Greenslade zootboysean at gmail.com
Tue Mar 26 14:02:48 EDT 2013

On Mar 26, 2013 11:56 AM, "Curtis Shimamoto" <sugar.and.scruffy at gmail.com>
> On 03/26/13 at 01:37pm, Julien Pecqueur wrote:
> > Which card did you bought?
> >
> > Cordialement,
> >
> > Julien Pecqueur
> There was a mention above about buying a Realtek card.  I just want to
> mention that my experience with Realtek wireless chipsets has been
> nothing but hell.
> My Thinkpad came with a Realtek that used the rtl8192ce module, and it
> was terrible.  I recently was forced to try it again, and it had gotten
> better, but was still of pretty questionable quality.
> The first time I replaced it I was able to flash a modified bios that
> removed the Lenovo wifi card whitelist, and replaced it with an Intel
> Centrino Advanced-N 6235 which was amazing.
> [snip]
> Curtis Shimamoto
> sugar.and.scruffy [at] gmail.com

Might I ask what problems you had? My experience with the 8192 was poor
only because the drivers were in staging until the 3.0 kernel release. I
switched to the 8188 in my netbook and the 8171 (maybe, my memory is
failing me on that one) on my main laptop. Not all realtek chipsets are

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