sys-firmware/
b43-firmware

broadcom firmware for b43 LP PHY and >=linux-3.2

http://linuxwireless.org/en/users/Drivers/b43

Version 784.2 is available upstream. Please consider updating!
It seems that version 784.2 is available upstream, while the latest version in the Gentoo tree is 6.30.163.46.

Available Versions

Version amd64 x86 alpha arm arm64 hppa ia64 ppc ppc64 sparc
Warnings For All Versions
6.30.163.46 : b43 B, S ~amd64 ~x86 alpha arm arm64 hppa ia64 ~ppc ppc64 sparc
DeprecatedEapi uses deprecated EAPI 5
DeprecatedEapi uses deprecated EAPI 5
5.100.138 : b43 B, S amd64 x86 alpha arm arm64 hppa ia64 ppc ppc64 sparc
DeprecatedEapi uses deprecated EAPI 5
DeprecatedEapi uses deprecated EAPI 5

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  • for Maciej S. Szmigiero <mail@maciej.szmigiero.name> Any version above 5.100.138 breaks b43 driver in various ways. Also, b43 wiki page says to use 5.100.138. Bug #541080.
    >=sys-firmware/b43-firmware-6.30.163.46
    Michał Górny <mgorny@gentoo.org> (2017-05-22 00:00:00 +0000 UTC)

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