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SubjectRe: [ipw3945-devel] [ANNOUNCE] d80211 based driver for Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG
Hesse, Christian wrote:
> On Saturday 10 February 2007 14:23, Hesse, Christian wrote:
>
>> On Friday 09 February 2007 22:12, James Ketrenos wrote:
>>
>>> We are pleased to announce the availability of a new driver for the
>>> Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection adapter.
>>>
>> Wow, great news on this rainy saturday! ;-)
>>
>> The driver works perfectly, I'm writing this mail via wireless link.
>> However there are two things to note:
>>
>> The driver generates two network devices. The second one is for promicious
>> mode? Is there any chance to disable the interface? ifrename renamed the
>> wrong one to wlan0 and I had to tell my system to use eth1 for the wireless
>> connection.
>>
>> Second problem is that I can't unload the module. I get the message "FATAL:
>> Module iwlwifi is in use." even if both interfaces are down.
>>
>
> Oh, I forgot one note: "make patch_kernel" is terribly broken. Any chance to
> get this fixed soon?
>
>
confirmed on my box it resulted in deleting all kernel modules.
(had to reinstall the kernel)
(make modules in /lib/modules/`uname -r`/build after make patch_kernel)
this was on fc6 x86_64


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