Broadcom 4312 freezes Fedora 12

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http://forums.fedoraforum.org – Hi there. I've been having some trouble with my recently bought laptop. Type: Dell Vostro 1015. You can see the full specification by following the link in my signature. What's important is this: Code: lshw -c network   *-network                    description: Wireless interface       product: BCM4312 802.11b/g       vendor: Broadcom Corporation       physical id: 0       bus info: pci@0000:0c:00.0       logical name: eth1       version: 01       serial: 90:4c:e5:99:ba:40       width: 64 bits       clock: 33MHz       capabilities: pm msi pciexpress bus_master cap_list ethernet physical wireless       configuration: broadcast=yes driver=wl0 driverversion= latency=0 multicast=yes wireless=IEEE 802.11bg       resources: irq:17 memory:f69fc000-f69fffff It just freezes randomly when the wifi is activated. I've tried ubuntu, and it's all ok, but I want Fedora on my laptop, so here I am asking for help. After the install, wifi is not present. I had to install the driver kmod-wl, and after a few freezes I followed the guide here: http://linuxwireless.org/en/users/Dr...e_installation but It's all the same. The system freezes randomly and all I can do is to push the power button and force-turn it off. I'm not sure, but I think it's the wireless. It's my second Fedora install on this machine, and the second was all right until I set the wireless drivers (or I had luck to have no stops). If it helps, I can even provide a log from /var/log/messages but I don't think it will help much. Any suggestions? (HowTos)