ipw3945/iwlwifi/iwl3945 users, please test latest davej kernels

Dennis Gilmore dennis at ausil.us
Wed May 9 04:01:21 UTC 2007

Once upon a time Tuesday 08 May 2007, John W. Linville wrote:
> If you are a rawhide user/tester and have ipw3945 hardware, please
> try the latest kernels here:
> 	http://people.redhat.com/davej/kernels/Fedora/fc7/
> I am having mixed results with the latest iwl3945 updates, but I'm
> not sure if it is this particular laptop having problems or the driver
> in general.
> Please give the latest kernels a try and let me know how it is working
> for you.  Please also let me know what was the last kernel that worked
> any better for ipw3945 hardware than the current ones.
> At this point, I am quite uneasy about this driver.  It seems to work
> fine at times, then crash or simply refuse to associate at others.
> I am considering backing it out to the 0.0.16 tag or possibly even
> removing it (since the driver has _still_ not been posted upstream).
> Thoughts?
ive never had the iwlwifi driver work for me and the newest version is no 
different.  the first versions of the drivers would associate but quickly  
drop off.   the last half dozen or so kernels ive tested fail to associate at 
all.  in fact they don't even see any networks.

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