Last kernel Update ( breaks wlan (iwl4965)

Björn Persson listor3.rombobeorn at
Sun Jul 27 16:50:37 UTC 2008

Bjoern Schiessle wrote:
> M A Young <m.a.young at> writes:
> > I had the similar problem. It seems the GUI package manager failed to
> > update the iwl4965-firmware package, but doing a yum update fixed it.
> thank you! "yum update" worked for me too.
> I'm quite new to Fedora so i wonder how such things can happen?  The
> kernel rpm should have the right dependencies because otherwise yum
> would fail too. Right? So how can the GUI package manager miss one
> dependency while meet the other dependencies?

I guess the firmware package hadn't yet reached the mirror you used when you 
upgraded the kernel. Later, when you ran yum update, the firmware package was 
there, or maybe Yum chose another mirror.

Björn Persson

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