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



On Wed, 2007-05-09 at 15:46 +1000, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-05-08 at 23:01 -0500, Dennis Gilmore wrote:
> > Once upon a time Tuesday 08 May 2007, 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?
> > ive never had the iwlwifi driver work for me and the newest version is no 
> > different.  the first versions of the drivers would associate but quickly  
> > drop off.   the last half dozen or so kernels ive tested fail to associate at 
> > all.  in fact they don't even see any networks.
> 
> For me, I see networks, and in all previous versions I would get 'tx
> buffer full', messages (after working for a very short moment), but now
> I get nothing other than NetworkManger telling me to 'get a better
> one' :-)

Hmm, can you run 'lshal' and find the bit for the wireless device?
There may be both wmaster0 and wifi0.

Dan


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