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Re: When to expect support for 3945 Wireless in Rawhide



Once upon a time Saturday 10 March 2007, John W. Linville wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 10, 2007 at 08:56:24AM -0500, Paul Michael Reilly wrote:
> > I've seen snippets discussing ipw3945 (sp?) wireless support in an
> > upcoming kernel which I thought to be the kernels supplied on Rawhide
> > yum updates but I do not see any trace of 3945 support in
> > /var/log/messages.  So the question is: if my laptop has the 3945 chip
> > and it is not seen by the most recent Rawhide kernels is that a bug?  If
> > not, at what point will Rawhide have a kernel such that the 3945 chip
> > should be seen?
>
> Shortly after Intel actual posts a patch for inclusion of the iwlwifi
> driver in the wireless-dev kernel tree.
>
> For now, you may wish to try my test kernels:
>
> 	http://people.redhat.com/linville/kernels/fc7/
>
I think someone needs to send the intel team an email.   I sent them an email 
asking them to send it upstream.  The response i got back was to use your 
test kernels for now and that it will be in Fedora 7.  It seems there is a 
lack of something thre.

Dennis


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