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



On Tue, 2007-05-08 at 13:44 -0400, Thomas J. Baker wrote:
> 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?
> 

I guess I should add that the important log lines seem to be:

iwl3945: Error not a valid ipw_rxon_assoc_cmd field values
iwl3945: Invalid RXON configuration.  Not committing.


Thanks,

tjb
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