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



On Fri, 2007-07-27 at 00:49 +0100, Ian Malone wrote:
> 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.
However they have competing versions of software so having them both
enabled at the same time can be a problem
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