`broadcom-wl` driver with akmods from RPMFusion does not work for a MacBook Pro 11, 1
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    `broadcom-wl` driver with akmods from RPMFusion does not work for a MacBook Pro 11, 1

    Hello all, I have used Fedora wonderfully before on my MacBook Pro 11, 1 with working wifi set up as per this guide. It describes the process of adding the RPMFusion repos and installing the akmods broadcom-wl driver from there, and it worked fine when I installed Fedora 27. However, when I have tried to do this with Fedora 29, it simply does not work. Every step of the process, from adding the RPMFusion repo, to installing the `broadcom-wl` package, seems to work. However, when running `sudo akmods`, this error pops up:
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    Checking kmods exist for 4.18.16-300.fc29.x86_64           [  OK  ]
    Building and installing wl-kmod                            [FAILED]
    Building rpms failed; see /var/cache/akmods/wl/6.30.223.271-20-for-4.18.16-300.fc29.x86_64.failed.log for details
    
    Hint: Some kmods were ignored or failed to build or install.
    You can try to rebuild and install them by by calling
    '/usr/sbin/akmods --force' as root.
    The mentioned file says this in turn:
    Code:
    2019/02/06 10:56:15 akmods: Building RPM using the command '/sbin/akmodsbuild --kernels 4.18.16-300.fc29.x86_64 /usr/src/akmods/wl-kmod.latest'
    mv: cannot stat '/tmp/akmodsbuild.YtdSnJrq/RPMS/x86_64/*': No such file or directory
    2019/02/06 10:56:15 akmodsbuild: * Rebuilding /usr/src/akmods/wl-kmod.latest for kernel(s) 4.18.16-300.fc29.x86_64:
    2019/02/06 10:56:15 akmodsbuild: Failed to move /tmp/akmodsbuild.YtdSnJrq/RPMS/x86_64/* to /tmp/akmods.0sJvuLYJ/results
    2019/02/06 10:56:15 akmods: Building rpms failed; see /var/cache/akmods/wl/6.30.223.271-20-for-4.18.16-300.fc29.x86_64.failed.log for details
    I'm really lost and I need WiFi soon (my data plan is running out). Could someone please help me?
    Last edited by safsom2; 6th February 2019 at 06:34 AM.

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    Re: `broadcom-wl` driver with akmods from RPMFusion does not work for a MacBook Pro 1

    Did you try "akmods --force" like it suggests? That's fixed it for me in the past.

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    Re: `broadcom-wl` driver with akmods from RPMFusion does not work for a MacBook Pro 1

    Quote Originally Posted by HaydnH
    Did you try "akmods --force" like it suggests? That's fixed it for me in the past.
    I already have, and it errors the same.

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    Re: `broadcom-wl` driver with akmods from RPMFusion does not work for a MacBook Pro 1

    Failed to move /tmp/akmodsbuild.YtdSnJrq/RPMS/x86_64/* to /tmp/akmods.0sJvuLYJ/results
    Why is that failing? /tmp full? Files/paths don't exist?

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