13. VectorLinux 7.x Broadcom wifi howto

Version 7.1 needs a little tweaking to get broadcom going. instructions are here http://vlcore.vectorlinux.com:10080/m0e.lnx/sta-builder

The following applies to both 7.1 AND 7.2

13.1. Blacklist modules

  1. nano /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf
  2. Add these lines to your blacklist.conf file
blacklist b43
blacklist ssb
blacklist bcma
blacklist bcm43xx
blacklist bcm80211
blacklist brcmsmac
  1. Reboot. You should now have module wl loaded. Verify with lsmod | grep wl
  2. Done