b43-firmware-install - Package that installs proprietary firmware for Broadcom 43xx chips

Property Value
Distribution Mageia 6.0
Repository Mageia Nonfree i586
Package name b43-firmware-install
Package version 0.1
Package release 3.mga6.nonfree
Package architecture noarch
Package type rpm
Installed size 2.77 KB
Download size 8.88 KB
Official Mirror distrib-coffee.ipsl.jussieu.fr
This package contains script, that automatically downloads precompiled
proprietary broadcom-wl driver and extracts firmware from it using
There are no any proprietary components in package itself. Driver will be
downloaded after installation, so you need working Internet connection. You
can also install firmware later by running b43-firmware-install as root.


Package Version Architecture Repository
b43-firmware-install-0.1-3.mga6.nonfree.noarch.rpm 0.1 noarch Mageia Nonfree
b43-firmware-install - - -


Name Value
b43-fwcutter >= 015


Name Value
b43-firmware-install == 0.1-3.mga6.nonfree


Type URL
Binary Package b43-firmware-install-0.1-3.mga6.nonfree.noarch.rpm
Source Package b43-firmware-install-0.1-3.mga6.nonfree.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Enable Mageia Nonfree repository on "Install and Remove Software"
  2. Update packages list:
    # urpmi.update -a
  3. Install b43-firmware-install rpm package:
    # urpmi b43-firmware-install




2017-07-07 - akien <akien> 0.1-3.mga6
+ Revision: 1109179
- Mageia 6 rebuild
2015-01-18 - alexl <alexl> 0.1-2.mga5.nonfree
+ Revision: 811383
- fixed scriptlets for an update
2015-01-18 - alexl <alexl> 0.1-1.mga5.nonfree
+ Revision: 811275
- imported package b43-firmware-install

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