An easy-to-fix hardware related bug still stuck

Ma Xiaojun damage3025 at
Wed Jan 23 03:50:32 UTC 2013

The link:

No rocket science is required to fix this bug; just some trivial shell
script change is needed.
However, neither Debian nor Ubuntu maintainers give any response to
proposed patch, so it stuck more than 1 year now.

Some people say there is already alternative to b43.
Probably right for some other hardware, but it is plain wrong for BCM 4331.

Whether or not jockey/u-d-c should pull b43 can be discussed.
But it is obvious that the more basic b43-fwcutter meta package should
faithfully do whatever b43 wiki says; if b43 wiki says supported, it
should be considered as supported and vice versa.

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