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Re: iwlwifi working anytime soon?



On Tue, Apr 10, 2007 at 09:19:13AM -0500, Josh Boyer wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-04-10 at 15:11 +0100, Andy Green wrote:
> > Tom London wrote:
> > 
> > > I can verify that it is not working for ipw3945 on Thinkpad X60 either
> > > using NM or manual....  (Fails to associate).
> > > 
> > > Seems to get confused about frequency; reports my .11g out as .11a, etc.
> > 
> > I have seen it show this for iwconfig while it is scanning through all 
> > the a/b/g channels in the background.
> > 
> > >> From some posts to ipw3945 list, appears there are some patches that
> > > put some -Wext functions into the stack.....
> > > 
> > > I've been testing with each new Rawhide kernel, and then reinstalling
> > > ipw3945 driver/daemon.
> > 
> > Why don't you try these instead:
> > 
> > http://people.redhat.com/linville/kernels/fc7/
> 
> Because the point is to test what's in rawhide, which will be what's in
> Fedora 7.  If Jon has bits in his tree that make iwlwifi work better,
> they should go into the rawhide kernel.

The point of the test kernels is to get feedback before shoving them
into rawhide.  Rawhide is what it is, but I'd still prefer not to
break it if I can avoid it...

John
-- 
John W. Linville
linville redhat com


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