The Broadcom brcmfmac driver

This page describes how to enable support for WiFi devices based on the Broadcom BCM43602 chip on Debian systems.

brcmfmac is a free and open source driver.

Supported devices are listed at the end of this page.

Non-free firmware is required.

{i} For support of other Broadcom PCI wireless LAN chipsets, see bcm43xx.

Installation

  1. Download the firmware from the Linux firmware git repo. (https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/firmware/linux-firmware.git/plain/brcm/brcmfmac43602-pcie.bin)

  2. Move this file to the folder /lib/firmware/brcm/, creating the folder if necessary.

  3. Reboot the system.
  4. Configure your wireless interface as appropriate.

Supported Devices

The page HowToIdentifyADevice/PCI explains how to identify a PCI device.

See Also


CategoryHardware | CategoryWireless