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Re: iwlwifi working anytime soon?



On Tue, 2007-04-10 at 16:54 +0200, dragoran dragoran wrote:
> 
> 
> On 4/10/07, Thomas J. Baker <tjb unh edu> wrote:
>         On Tue, 2007-04-10 at 07:40 -0700, Tom London wrote:
>         > On 4/10/07, Andy Green <andy warmcat com> 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/
>         > >
>         > > -Andy
>         > >
>         > OK. Downloaded/installed 2.6.20-1.3048.2.1.fc7.jwltest.7 .
>         >
>         > I can associate with non-WEP/non-WPA network (thanks
>         Google!) using
>         > NM, but cannot associate with WEP network.
>         >
>         > I vote for these bits to go into rawhide.....
>         >
>         > tom
>         > --
>         > Tom London
>         >
>         
>         It also works for me on our mac address protected access
>         points, though
>         I haven't really beat on it yet. I did notice that all
>         wireless signal
>         levels are 100% though. This new driver really improves
>         reception! :-) 
>         
>         So I guess the question is, is there a reason for this not to
>         go into
>         rawhide?
> 
> are you using wep or even wpa?
> you can add comments to the bug I posted to help getting them into
> rawhide 
> 
> 

No encryption, just open access points with mac address filtering.

Thanks,

tjb
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