Yesterday I updated Manjaro on my Macbook Air to Kernel version 6.0.0-1 and after rebooting I am unable to use WiFi. I’m not able to connect ethernet on this computer so I’m hoping to resolve the issue with packages that are already downloaded and in my cache.
Here are an assortment of things that I have found
When I look at System Settings/Hardware Configuration it shows network-broadcom-wl as not installed.
Running sudo modprobe wl gives modprobe: FATAL: Module wl not found in directory /lib/modules/6.0.0-1-MANJARO
Inside of /etc/modprobe.d/ I have broadcom-wl conf files for linux 515 and 519.
I have linux519-broadcom-wl cached locally and after reinstall it prompts me about updated kernel and to restart.
*I’ve tried to downgrade to kernel 5.19 by using mhwd -i linux 519 but when I reboot it still shows 6.0.0-1-MANAJRO.
I’ve seen some articles about using grub-rescue to change the kernel version but the steps I saw online we’re working for me. I have encrypted disk, but was able to mount it with cryptomount and got stuck after that.
My feeling is that if I can get back to kernel 5.19 that linux-broadcom-wl will fix my issue.
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as you can read here there is a problem with kernel 6.0 and broadcom-wl.
Manjaro normally starts the newest installed kernel. If you want to start manjaro with an other kernel you need to choose it via grub-menu.
Also normally grub-menu is hidden while start. You can tap ESC or hold SHIFT while boot to let show the grub-menu. Or you make it always visible like discribed in here:
@kisun thank you very much. The examples I had for /etc/default/grub changes were different than the ones you posted. Those ones ended up sending me to grub rescue. You link did the job and I have the system working again.
@philm in the link you posted it looks like the broadcom-wl issue was just closed. Do you know when linux6-broadcom-wl will become available and I should try again?