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Port details
bwi-firmware-kmod Broadcom AirForce IEEE 802.11 Firmware Kernel Module
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Port Added: 2009-05-09 21:42:09
Last Update: 2022-07-20 14:22:37
Commit Hash: 6a378e5
Also Listed In: kld
License: not specified in port
Description:
SVNWeb : git
pkg-plist: as obtained via: make generate-plist
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  1. @kld /boot/modules
  2. /boot/modules/bwi_v3_ucode.ko
  3. @owner
  4. @group
  5. @mode
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Dependency lines:
  • bwi-firmware-kmod>0:net/bwi-firmware-kmod
To install the port:
cd /usr/ports/net/bwi-firmware-kmod/ && make install clean
No package is available: this is a modified version of a restricted firmware
PKGNAME: there is no package for this port: NO_PACKAGE = this is a modified version of a restricted firmware
Flavors: there is no flavor information for this port.
ONLY_FOR_ARCHS: amd64 i386 powerpc
distinfo:
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Dependencies
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Build dependencies:
  1. b43-fwcutter : sysutils/b43-fwcutter
There are no ports dependent upon this port

Configuration Options:
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Number of commits found: 16

Commit History - (may be incomplete: see SVNWeb link above for full details)
DateByDescription
20 Jul 2022 14:22:37
 files touched by this commit commit hash:6a378e5659b93de6dbe8956246fb3bf971677624  3.130.20
Tobias C. Berner (tcberner) search for other commits by this committer
net: remove 'Created by' lines

A big Thank You to the original contributors of these ports:

  *  <ports@c0decafe.net>
  *  Aaron Dalton <aaron@FreeBSD.org>
  *  Aaron Straup Cope <ascope@cpan.org>
  *  Aaron Zauner <az_mail@gmx.at>
  *  Adam Jette <jettea46@yahoo.com>
  *  Adam Weinberger <adamw@FreeBSD.org>
  *  Alan Eldridge <alane@geeksrus.net>
  *  Alex Bakhtin <Alex.Bakhtin@gmail.com>
  *  Alex Deiter <Alex.Deiter@Gmail.COM>
  *  Alex Dupre <ale@FreeBSD.org>
  *  Alex Dupre <sysadmin@alexdupre.com>
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06 Apr 2021 14:31:07
 files touched by this commit commit hash:305f148f482daf30dcf728039d03d019f88344eb  3.130.20
Mathieu Arnold (mat) search for other commits by this committer
Remove # $FreeBSD$ from Makefiles.
02 Feb 2019 09:43:45
Original commit files touched by this commit Revision:491929  3.130.20
tobik search for other commits by this committer
net/*: Use NO_WRKSUBDIR
25 Jun 2018 12:33:25
Original commit files touched by this commit Revision:473307  3.130.20
tobik search for other commits by this committer
net/bw{i,n}-firmware-kmod: Allow build on powerpc

They are required for bwi(4) or bwn(4) to actually work.  The Airport
Extreme cards in {i,Power}Books are PCI devices.
27 May 2018 09:53:45
Original commit files touched by this commit Revision:470977  3.130.20
linimon search for other commits by this committer
Mark as not-for !x86.

These ports fail to build on at least powerpc64; plus, these aging PCI
and/or CardBus cards are unlikely to be of use on other tier-2 archs.

Approved by:	portmgr (tier-2 blanket)
01 Apr 2016 14:16:20
Original commit files touched by this commit Revision:412348  3.130.20
mat search for other commits by this committer
Remove ${PORTSDIR}/ from dependencies, categories m, n, o, and p.

With hat:	portmgr
Sponsored by:	Absolight
08 Oct 2015 15:12:22
Original commit files touched by this commit Revision:398833  3.130.20
olgeni search for other commits by this committer
Remove trailing whitespace from Makefiles, M-X.
07 Oct 2014 23:07:10
Original commit files touched by this commit Revision:370408  3.130.20
bapt search for other commits by this committer
Avoid useless @cwd
26 Jan 2014 22:00:23
Original commit files touched by this commit Revision:341295  3.130.20
rene search for other commits by this committer
Make building as user work.

Obtained from:	Ports r341294
26 Jan 2014 21:27:12
Original commit files touched by this commit Revision:341290  3.130.20
rene search for other commits by this committer
Support stage.

USES=uidfix does not work here, needs NEED_ROOT=yes
Approved by:	portmgr (infrastructure blanket)
09 Nov 2013 19:13:28
Original commit files touched by this commit Revision:333329  3.130.20
rene search for other commits by this committer
Convert to USES=kmod, which removes duplicated code and ensures that all
required steps are followed.

There are no user-visible changes.  The exception is multimedia/ptx-kmod,
which now installs the kernel module into /boot/modules instead of
${PREFIX}/libexec/${PORTNAME}, this was something USES=kmod cannot handle.

PR:		ports/183625
Submitted by:	myself
Approved by:	portmgr (bdrewery)
Exp-run by:	bdrewery
20 Sep 2013 22:10:25
Original commit files touched by this commit Revision:327755  3.130.20
bapt search for other commits by this committer
Add NO_STAGE all over the place in preparation for the staging support (cat:
net)
20 Mar 2011 12:54:45
Original commit files touched by this commit   3.130.20
miwi search for other commits by this committer
- Get Rid MD5 support
16 May 2009 00:04:10
Original commit files touched by this commit   3.130.20
wxs search for other commits by this committer
- Add BUILD_DEPENDS on sysutils/b43-fwcutter.
- Add kldxref to plist.

PR:             ports/134371
Submitted by:   "Scot W. Hetzel" <swhetzel@gmail.com> (maintainer)
13 May 2009 19:26:59
Original commit files touched by this commit   3.130.20
linimon search for other commits by this committer
Over to new volunteer.
09 May 2009 21:41:50
Original commit files touched by this commit   3.130.20
imp search for other commits by this committer
Firmware port for bwi driver.

Number of commits found: 16