bcm43xx-fwcutter usage?

stan stanb at panix.com
Sun Aug 19 11:15:46 UTC 2007

I'm building a new laptop. It has a Broadcom wireless chipset. I am getting
the following in dmesg:

bcm43xx: Error: Microcode "bcm43xx_microcode5.fw" not available or load

A little Googling reveals that I need to extract this firmware using a tool
called bcm43xx-fwcutter. I downloaded, and compiled this package. Ubuntu
has automounted the Windows partitions of the disk, so I'm thinking that
this firmware should be on there somewhere.

How can I find it, and once I do that, how do I use this tool?

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