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



On Wed, 2007-05-09 at 10:47 -0400, Jarod Wilson wrote:
> Dan Williams wrote:
> > 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:
> [...]
> 
> >> 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?
> 
> Yep, in enforcing mode. Bouncing w/selinux completely disabled now... No 
> change in behavior, ifconfig still shows wmaster0 and wlan0, but 
> NetworkManager is oblivious to their existence.

You may need to restart NM after turning off enforcing mode to get it
recognize the devices, if this is indeed the issue.  HAL sends signals
to NM, and NM queries HAL on startup, but if the signals or query were
blocked originally, and you unblock them, NM will have no idea.

Dan

> 
> -- 
> Jarod Wilson
> jwilson redhat com
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