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 == Setting up the broadcom-wl driver == == Setting up the broadcom-wl driver ==
-After installing any wireless driver made for opkg and OpenWrt, new [[doc/​uci/​wireless‎|WiFi configuration entries]] in the ''/​etc/​config/​wireless''​ UCI file are available upon reboot. These are set by the OPKG driver maintainer. If they are not available, you can run ''​wifi detect''​ to acquire a sample configuration. For broadcom-wl (the kmod-brcm-wl package) the wireless interface is named ''​wl0''​. By far not everything can be set using UCI. Use the ''​wl''​ utility to set advanced settings. For example, to set the channel to 4, on the 2.4Ghz band, and with a bandwidth of 40Mhz using the lower band, use:+After installing any wireless driver made for opkg and OpenWrt, new [[docs:​guide-user:​network:​wifi:​basic|WiFi configuration entries]] in the ''/​etc/​config/​wireless''​ UCI file are available upon reboot. These are set by the OPKG driver maintainer. If they are not available, you can run ''​wifi detect''​ to acquire a sample configuration. For broadcom-wl (the kmod-brcm-wl package) the wireless interface is named ''​wl0''​. By far not everything can be set using UCI. Use the ''​wl''​ utility to set advanced settings. For example, to set the channel to 4, on the 2.4Ghz band, and with a bandwidth of 40Mhz using the lower band, use:
 <​code>​ <​code>​
 root@OpenWrt:​~#​ wl -i wl0 chanspec -c 4 -b 2 -w 40 -s -1 root@OpenWrt:​~#​ wl -i wl0 chanspec -c 4 -b 2 -w 40 -s -1
docs/techref/hardware/soc/soc.broadcom.bcm47xx.txt · Last modified: 2018/06/11 14:40 by tmomas