iwl3945 status in fedora7
lamont at gurulabs.com
Thu May 24 15:56:51 UTC 2007
On Thursday 24 May 2007 02:24am, Steve Hill wrote:
> Kevin Kofler writes:
> >> hi,will we see iwl3945 in fedora7 by default.
> > Fedora 7 is going to ship the new iwlwifi driver which supports the
> > IPW3945abg chipset.
> Rawhide appears to be shipping the iwl3945 driver at the moment (test 4
> had iwlwifi). Whilest iwl3945 is very unstable when combined with
> NetworkManager, it does at least work for me to some extent - I couldn't
> get iwlwifi to work at all. I'm currently testing iwl3945 without
> NetworkManager to see if that works around my stability problems (and I
> note there are quite a few iwl3945 bugs in bugzilla).
I have a co-worker with an IPW3945 in his ThinkPad and a couple of other
friends who have the IPW3945 in their notbooks. They have all reported that
they can not use NetworkManager with it. Apparently, it's a well known
problem that NetworkManager doesn't play (at all?) nicely with IPW3945 cards
using either the older daemon or the newer drivers.
I haven't heard reports yet in testing with F7 on their notebooks, but I know
at least one of them was doing so. If there is any new info regarding those
tests, I'll try to post it here.
Lamont Peterson <lamont at gurulabs.com>
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