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

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed May 9 05:46:18 UTC 2007

On Tue, 2007-05-08 at 23:01 -0500, Dennis Gilmore wrote:
> 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.

For me, I see networks, and in all previous versions I would get 'tx
buffer full', messages (after working for a very short moment), but now
I get nothing other than NetworkManger telling me to 'get a better
one' :-)

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.                  http://redhat.com
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