iwlwifi working anytime soon?

KH KH kwizart at gmail.com
Tue Apr 10 18:18:32 UTC 2007

2007/4/10, eric magaoay <ericm24x7 at gmail.com>:
> KH KH wrote:
> > I wonder if this isn't a problem with wireless-tools that hasn't been
> > updated for Fedora 7
> > mac80211 based devices may uses WE-22 but Wireless-tools version 28
> > can uses up to WE-21.
> > We may need to get Wireless-tools updated to 29 (.pre17) and get all
> > the wireless stuff rebuild to uses this new lib ( libiw.so.29 )...
> >
> > Nicolas (kwizart)
> I am currently testing zd1211rw_mac80211, it seems to be functional,
> with the exception of the problem  mentioned above (wireless-tools out
> of sync).
> Does anybody know if the firmware will be included in the Fedora
> distribution or do we still need to download it from the third party to
> make it work. I thought the firmware for zd1211rw is freely
> redistributable; therefore, acceptable for inclusion to Fedora repo...
> It would be nice to get the curent status of the firmware.

The firmware is under review here: (as eric know)

Same question about Ralink ones:

Nicolas (kwizart)
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