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[ubuntu] HP zv6131 BCM4318 drops config intermittently

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http://ubuntuforums.org – After installing 9.10 on my HP zv6131, and then installing the b43-fwcutter, I was finally able to get my Broadcom wireless working reliably, or so it seemed. Later, after applying the 274 updates the update manager recommended, I could get the card working after initial boot, but anywhere from 1 to 6 hours later, it would suddenly stop and, while the network manager still reported the connection active, iwconfig would show that it had lost all of the wireless settings (i.e., SSID, encryption settings, etc.). Enabling and disabling the device with the wireless button had no eff (Hardware)