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Re: Problem with installing drivers for Intel 3945 wireless on FC6 kernel 2.6.20-1.2962.fc6



On 26/07/07, Axel Thimm <Axel Thimm atrpms net> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 26, 2007 at 02:14:56PM -0500, Kevin Martin wrote:
> > So I went to "yum install" the following and this is what I get:
> >
> >
> > # yum install ieee80211 ipw3945 ipw3945d ipw3945-ucode
> > Loading "fastestmirror" plugin
> > Loading "installonlyn" plugin
> > Setting up Install Process
> > Setting up repositories
> > atrpms                    100% |=========================|  951 B    00:00
> > livna                     100% |=========================| 2.1 kB    00:00
> > core                      100% |=========================| 1.1 kB    00:00
> > updates                   100% |=========================| 1.2 kB    00:00
> > freshrpms                 100% |=========================| 2.1 kB    00:00
> > extras                    100% |=========================| 1.1 kB    00:00

> > >From what I can see I'm running the latest "production" kernel and the kernel-2.6.22-1.24.fc6 is still a "testing" kernel.  "yum
> > list" and "yum check-update" don't show the 2.6.22 kernel as an update anywhere that I can see so what's the deal?  Am I doing
> > something wrong here?
> >

>
> Youuuu're not really doing anything wrong, but you can help yum pick
> the proper kmdls (at the first time only) by adding foo-kmdl-`uname
> -r` to the install line. Later yum-plugin-kmdl will do the right thing
> (if you have it installed).
>

I'd also recommend not having both livna and freshrpms
enabled by default, as they both take different approaches
to kernel modules.

-- 
imalone


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