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    SubjectRe: w35und driver unusable
    Hi!

    > > http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=664458
    > >
    > > I know that the my box's wifi is WinBound's products.
    > >
    > > I'm currently running kernel 2.6.28.7 now and have modprobed w35und.
    > > and I also have a linksys usb wireless card on the USB port.
    > >
    > > Now, the situation is Linksys's card can just work well. and the
    > > Winbound card can't .
    > >
    > > wlan1 is the WinBound card:
    > >
    > > root@t700:~# dmesg |grep wlan1
    > > udev: renamed network interface wlan0 to wlan1
    > > ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): wlan1: link is not ready
    > >
    > > root@t700:~# iwlist wlan1 scan
    > > wlan1 No scan results
    > >
    > > root@t700:~# iwlist wlan0 scan
    > > wlan0 Scan completed :
    > > Cell 01 - Address: 00:1B:FC:7E:57:51
    > > ESSID:"default"
    > > Mode:Master
    > > Channel:5
    > > Frequency:2.432 GHz (Channel 5)
    > > Quality=56/100 Signal level:-22 dBm
    > > Encryption key:off
    > > IE: Unknown: 000764656661756C74
    > > IE: Unknown: 010882848B968C929824
    > > IE: Unknown: 030105
    > > IE: Unknown: 0406000200000000
    > > IE: Unknown: 2A0100
    > > IE: Unknown: 3204B048606C
    > > Bit Rates:1 Mb/s; 2 Mb/s; 5.5 Mb/s; 11 Mb/s; 6 Mb/s
    > > 9 Mb/s; 12 Mb/s; 18 Mb/s; 24 Mb/s; 36 Mb/s
    > > 48 Mb/s; 54 Mb/s
    > > Extra:tsf=00000035772ec17e
    > > Extra: Last beacon: 52ms ago
    > >
    > > does this mean that the winbound drivers in the kernel tree is not
    > > ready for use ? or do we have any idea for make it work ?

    > The driver is known to be broken in 2.6.28. You might want to try out
    > 2.6.29-rc8 which carries fixes for the driver. Note that the driver is
    > in the staging directory which means it is not of production quality.

    Winbond driver only supports channel 1, for now.
    Pavel
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