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Re: Wireless (ath5k) problem kernel-2.6.24-2.fc9



On Jan 26, 2008 9:40 PM, Riku Seppälä <riku seppala kymp net> wrote:
>
> Antonio Olivares wrote:
> > --- Steven I Usdansky <usdanskys rocketmail com>
> > wrote:
> >
> >
> >> ~# modprobe ath5k
> >> FATAL: Error inserting ath5k
> >>
> >>
> > (/lib/modules/2.6.24-2.fc9/kernel/drivers/net/wireless/ath5k/ath5k.ko):
> >
> >> Unknown symbol in module, or unknown parameter (see
> >> dmesg)
> >>
> >> ~# dmesg | tail
> >> ath5k: Unknown parameter `autocreate'
> >> warning: process `/usr/sbin/syste' used the
> >> deprecated sysctl system
> >> call with 1.23. warning: process `/usr/sbin/syste'
> >> used the deprecated
> >> sysctl system call with 1.23. ath5k: Unknown
> >> parameter `autocreate'
> >>
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> > In the rawhide report for 20080124, it states that the
> > ath5k module has been removed:.  I have a machine that
> > supposedly needed it, but nothing happened, I
> > previously used madwifi, but stopped because it too
> > failed as well :(.  I connect with a wired connection.
> >
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> > Regards,
> >
> > Antonio
> >
> > kernel-2.6.24-0.167.rc8.git4.fc9
> > --------------------------------
> > * Tue Jan 22 2008 John W. Linville
> > <linville redhat com>
> > - Latest wireless updates from upstream
> > - Tidy-up wireless patches
> > - Remove obsolete ath5k and rtl8180 patches
> > - Add rndis_wext driver
> >
> > * Tue Jan 22 2008 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com>
> > - Disable the p4-clockmod driver -- it causes system
> > hangs. (F8#428895)
> >
> > * Mon Jan 21 2008 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
> > - Remove a boatload of dead CONFIG_ options.
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> I think that just mean they removed some obsolete *patches* for ath5k?

yes, the module itself has *not* been removed.
about the problem .. are they any ath5k lines in /etc/modprobe.conf ?


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