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Hp 14af102au Confusion over driver for BCM94142Y Solved for Now

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Hi Guys given up on the Thinkpad for now so trying to get this HP machine running - want to run linux on it.
The back of the laptop says BCM943142Y so should I use realtek driver with it or Broadcom?
 
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BCM = Broadcom should work with kernel drivers
 
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Have changed title should have read back of Laptop properly chip is BCM943142Y
 

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Hi Wiz and other members,

Just an update I have managed to get Bionic Puppy to work on it. I had to blacklist the following in /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf the following
blacklist b43
blacklist bcma
blacklist brcmsmac
blacklist ssb
then install forulm member Ozsouth's wl bionic update for that kernel. Took member a few hours to get it right as I have never had to blacklist modules before.

Thanks to all
 
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Changed to Linux Lite as Sound works better thanks to pulseaudio.
 
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