NetworkManager:The state of support for Broadcom wireless chips is quite complicated. Archlinux has a good summary of the mess.
(eth1): DHCPv4 request timed out. NetworkManager: (eth1): canceled DHCP transaction, DHCP client pid 2455 NetworkManager: Activation (eth1) Stage 4 of 5 (IPv4 Configure Timeout) scheduled... NetworkManager: Activation (eth1) Stage 4 of 5 (IPv4 Configure Timeout) started... NetworkManager: (eth1): device state change: ip-config -> failed (reason 'ip-config-unavailable') [70 120 5]
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
I recently had a fight with a Broadcom wireless driver (BCM4313 [14e4:4727]), which was eventually solved by forcing the OS to use the brcmsmac driver. The symptoms were that the WPA-PSK authentication handshake would succeed but DHCP would always timeout, I believe because the underlying 802.11 frames themselves were getting screwed up. Typical logs looked like this:
at 8:10 PM