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



On Wed, 2007-05-09 at 09:30 -0400, Jarod Wilson wrote:
> Dan Williams wrote:
> > 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.
> [...]
> >>> 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.
> 
> There's this Toshiba laptop in front of me with an iwl3945-driven card 
> that for some reason, NetworkManager never notices is there -- never 
> gives any evidence in its menu that a wireless card exists. I've got a 
> wmaster0 and a wlan0, but no wifi0, if its relevant.

Running SELinux?

Dan

> lshal output here:
> 
> http://people.redhat.com/jwilson/misc/lshal-toshiba-tecra-a8-s8513.txt
> 
> -- 
> Jarod Wilson
> jwilson redhat com
> 


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