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B43-FWCUTTER(1)			 User Commands		       B43-FWCUTTER(1)

NAME
       b43-fwcutter - manual page for b43-fwcutter

SYNOPSIS
       b43-fwcutter [OPTION] [DRIVER]

DESCRIPTION
       b43-fwcutter  can  extract the firmware for your Broadcom 43xx hardware
       from different closed source drivers. The b43 driver  depends  on  this
       firmware files and can't work without them.

       Currently  b43-fwcutter	supports  Apple	 MacOS	X,  Microsoft  Windows
       98/ME/2000/XP and Linux drivers, but keep  in  mind  that  b43-fwcutter
       doesn't support all driver versions.

       Example:

	      b43-fwcutter bcmwl5.sys

       to cut the firmware out of bcmwl5.sys

OPTIONS
       -l|--list
	      List supported driver versions

       -i|--identify
	      Only identify the driver file (don't extract)

       -w|--target-dir DIR
	      Extract and write firmware to DIR

       -a|--alt-iv
	      Extract alternative initvals (only 3.10.x.x)

       -p|--postfix ".FOO"
	      Postfix for firmware filenames (.FOO.fw)

       -v|--version
	      Print b43-fwcutter version

       -h|--help
	      Print help information

AUTHORS
       b43 development team, http://bcm43xx.berlios.de

b43-fwcutter			     2007		       B43-FWCUTTER(1)
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