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Re: ipw3945/iwlwifi/iwl3945 users, please test latest davej kernels



On Tue, 2007-05-08 at 10:03 -0400, Thomas J. Baker wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-05-08 at 09:03 -0400, John W. Linville wrote:
> > If you are a rawhide user/tester and have ipw3945 hardware, please
> > try the latest kernels here:
> > 
> > 	http://people.redhat.com/davej/kernels/Fedora/fc7/
> > 
> > I am having mixed results with the latest iwl3945 updates, but I'm
> > not sure if it is this particular laptop having problems or the driver
> > in general.
> > 
> > Please give the latest kernels a try and let me know how it is working
> > for you.  Please also let me know what was the last kernel that worked
> > any better for ipw3945 hardware than the current ones.
> > 
> > At this point, I am quite uneasy about this driver.  It seems to work
> > fine at times, then crash or simply refuse to associate at others.
> > I am considering backing it out to the 0.0.16 tag or possibly even
> > removing it (since the driver has _still_ not been posted upstream).
> > Thoughts?
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > 
> > John
> > -- 
> > John W. Linville
> > linville redhat com
> > 
> 
> The 3142 kernel seems to work better than any iwlwifi enabled kernel
> I've tried so far. I've had it running for 15 minutes cruising the web
> and it hasn't reassociated or spewed any errors to the log yet. It even
> connected to my preferred AP when I logged in. It previously always
> seemed to fail the first time.
> 
> I still get a hang at reboot or shutdown if I've logged in but I don't
> know if that's related to iwlwifi or intel graphics drm being employed
> by compiz.

I got back from lunch and the wireless was down and out. I can't
reconnect either. I can post the logs. What is the current relevant
bugzilla bug?

Thanks,

tjb
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