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Re: Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG



On Wed, May 23, 2007 at 03:26:48PM -0400, Oliver Ruebenacker wrote:
>     Dear friends,
> 
>  I actually was able to make it work. The problem was my kernel was
> too new, not too old, so I could not find a corresponding kmdl on
> atrpms. Downgraded to the newest possible version (3167, I think) then
> specified the correct ipw3945-kmdl, also installed ipw3945d.
> 
>  Well, I had it working a week or two ago, but then after some
> update, it broke. I wonder how long it will be working now! ;)
> 
>  Now, some glitches remain: I have to start ipw3945d manually each
> time, it does not appear in the list of services. Also, now the
> updater offers kernel updates that fail to install due to lack of
> matching ipw3945-kmdl. I wonder what will happen when atrpms comes out
> with a new ipw3945-kmdl, will yum be smart enough to find and install
> it along with the matching kernel?

Yes, if you install yum-plugin-kmdl.

>  Thanks for all the help!
> 
>     Take care
>     Oliver
> 
>  p.s.: yeah, I should have found rpm's --oldversion myself, but I was
> looking for something parallel to -U, and that does not seem to exist.
> 
> On 5/23/07, Oliver Ruebenacker <curoli gmail com> wrote:
> >     Dear friends,
> >
> >  OK, forget about the word "preferred".
> >
> >  Is is there any way at all to use a Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG
> >adapter under Fedora 7? If so, how?
> >
> >  I am running F7, as far as I know fully updated. I can not install
> >ipw3945 or iwlwifi (from atrpms), because yum says, the right kernel
> >(/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.21-1.3142.fc7) is missing. The system does not even
> >seem to be aware of the existence of the adapter (it does work,
> >however, under Windows XP). I have no idea what to do next.
> >
> >  How do I proceed? Thanks!
> >
> >     Take care
> >     Oliver
> >
> >On 5/22/07, Oliver Ruebenacker <curoli gmail com> wrote:
> >>      Dear friends,
> >>
> >>   What is the preferred way to make the Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG
> >> adapter running in F7? What packages should I install?
> >>
> >>   Thanks!
> >>
> >>      Take care
> >>      Oliver
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
> 
> 

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