Kernel 115 Doesn't Like iwl4965

Klaasjan Brand klaasjan at
Mon Feb 11 16:13:40 UTC 2008

On Feb 11, 2008 4:03 PM, Christopher A. Williams <fedoralists at>

> Since upgrading to kernel, my Intel iwl4965 wireless
> card refuses to connect. It seems to think my hardware kill switch is
> enabled, which is not true. The hardware radio switch is most certainly
> on. Output from dmesg is at the end of this message.
> Laptop is an HP/Compaq 8510w with 4GB RAM and running F8 (64-bit).

No problem here on a Dell D830 with iwl4965 wireless and the same memory and
OS configuration.

> Here's the relevant output from dmesg:
> ACPI: PCI Interrupt 0000:10:00.0[A] -> GSI 17 (level, low) -> IRQ 17
> iwl4965: Radio disabled by HW RF Kill switch

Maybe there were some changes to the way the kill switch status is

> ACPI: PCI interrupt for device 0000:10:00.0 disabled
> irq 17: nobody cared (try booting with the "irqpoll" option)
> Call Trace:
>  <IRQ>  [<ffffffff8106aa87>] __report_bad_irq+0x30/0x72
>  [<ffffffff8106acd8>] note_interrupt+0x20f/0x253

No idea  if this "hurts", but it looks like a problem with your

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