Sony Ericsson GC79

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Sony Ericsson GC79
PCMCIA (32-bit)
PCMCIA (32-bit)
ID:14e4:4320 (29 addl. devices) SS: 18de:0002
Windows: PCI\VEN_14E4&DEV_4320&SUBSYS_000218DE
Broadcom BCM4306
Broadcom BCM2050

OUI: 00:0A:D9

Wireless Standards
IEEE 802.11b/g
up to 54 Mbps
up to 11 Mbps
Operating Frequency
2.4 GHz

Probable Linux driver
b43legacy or b43, depending on core revision (both are in backports)
PCI ID first seen in kernel v2.6.17 (2006-06-18)
(see also passys)

FCC approval date 31 July 2003
Country of manuf Taiwan

For a list of all currently documented Broadcom chipsets with specifications, see Broadcom.

54 Mbps - 2.4GHz 802.11g = G54 class


"BCM3218 PP1.0" and "MADE INTAIWAN" appears to be silkscreened on the board in the FCC photos.

The GPRS serial modem has a PCI ID of 14e4:4322 (18de:0002).

lspci -nnv dump

06:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4306 802.11b/g Wireless LAN Controller [14e4:4320] (rev 03)
        Subsystem: Device [18de:0002]
        Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 64, IRQ 19
        Memory at f1d00000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=8K]
        Kernel driver in use: b43-pci-bridge

06:00.1 Serial controller [0700]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4322 802.11bgn Wireless Network Controller [14e4:4322] (rev 03) (prog-if 02 [16550])
        Subsystem: Device [18de:0002]
        Flags: fast devsel, IRQ 19
        I/O ports at 4000 [size=256]
        Kernel driver in use: serial

ssb + b43 info dump

[39002.024824] ssb: Found chip with id 0x4306, rev 0x03 and package 0x00
[39002.024836] ssb: Core 0 found: ChipCommon (cc 0x800, rev 0x04, vendor 0x4243)
[39002.024847] ssb: Core 1 found: IEEE 802.11 (cc 0x812, rev 0x05, vendor 0x4243)
[39002.024858] ssb: Core 2 found: PCMCIA (cc 0x80D, rev 0x02, vendor 0x4243)
[39002.024868] ssb: Core 3 found: V90 (cc 0x807, rev 0x02, vendor 0x4243)
[39002.024879] ssb: Core 4 found: PCI (cc 0x804, rev 0x09, vendor 0x4243)
[39002.028625] b43-phy22: Broadcom 4306 WLAN found (core revision 5)
[39002.051615] b43-phy22: Found PHY: Analog 2, Type 2 (G), Revision 2
[39002.075877] ssb: Sonics Silicon Backplane found on PCI device 0000:06:00.0
[39002.075910] serial 0000:06:00.1: enabling device (0000 -> 0001)
[39002.076211] ieee80211 phy22: Selected rate control algorithm 'minstrel_ht'
[39002.097397] 0000:06:00.1: ttyS4 at I/O 0x4000 (irq = 19) is a 16550A
[39002.259565] b43-phy22: Loading firmware version 666.2 (2011-02-23 01:15:07)
[39002.324673] IPv6: ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): wlan129: link is not ready