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Re: Fedora 7 Final testing



On Thu, 24 May 2007, Will Woods wrote:

> On Thu, 2007-05-24 at 13:25 +0200, Valent Turkovic wrote:
> > On 5/23/07, Will Woods <wwoods redhat com> wrote:
> > > Furthermore, if you've got iwlwifi (Intel 3945 wireless) hardware,
> > > please update your system and let us know how it works.
> > >
> > 
> > If you can see my bug:
> > http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=240116
> > 
> > I have some really strange wireless behavior!
> > 
> > For me out-of-the-box fedora 7 wireless experience is terrible. I know
> > enough to make it work, but for standard users this is a really
> > serious but and makes their onboard wireless useless when using fedora
> > 7!
> > 
> > Please fix this bug, upstream or locally... I'm willing to help kill
> > this bug :) also to test it and give you feedback.
> 
> Yeah, iwl3945 still isn't as stable as we'd like. We're working really
> hard on it - linville is keeping us as close to upstream as possible and
> *vigorously* chases all the iwl3945 bugs. Also, they're trying to get
> the driver into the mainstream kernel now, so it's currently getting a
> lot of peer review. The upstream maintainers are pretty responsive, but
> it's their hardware, they've got the specs.. so the driver quality is
> pretty much up to them. 
> 

The 3194 kernel seems to have made a big difference for me - the
connection has been running for about three hours now, albeit with some
occasional flakiness.  That's a massive improvement on what I've had
previously (as noted in bugs 236828 and 238603).

Adam


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