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Re: anyone have an Acer TravelMate notebook or anything with an Atheros wifi chip?



On 11/29/07, Patrick <fedora-list puzzled xs4all nl> wrote:
>
> On Thu, 2007-11-29 at 12:29 -0500, Kelly Miller wrote:
> >
> >
> > On Nov 29, 2007 12:06 PM, Lonni J Friedman <netllama gmail com> wrote:
> >
> >         Excellent, thanks.  I'll definitely give this a try tonight.
> >
> > Oh damn, I forgot to mention something...
> >
> > I was just thinking "There was a reason I didn't use Fedora on this
> > laptop..." and now I remember.  ndiswrapper doesn't work on Fedora
> > with this chipset because it uses the 4K config stack.  It'll just
> > crash...
>
> atrpms.net has kernel rpms with an 8K stack. These kernel rpms contain
> more stuff like suspend2. Might try that one and see if it solves your
> problem.
>
> http://atrpms.net/name/kernel-tuxonice/
>

Sadly, even with the 8k stacks kernel, I'm getting an immediate kernel
BUG() followed by crash of the OS when doing a "modprobe ndiswrapper".
 This is with the latest ndiswrapper release (1.50) as well as the
1.47 release.  I guess i'm entirely screwed at this point.


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