Urgent: upgrading ipw3945 to 2.6.24
On Sat, Apr 19, 2008 at 11:52:01PM -0700, Leo L. Schwab wrote:
> > I tried the stock Debian kernel 2.6.24 plus firmware-iwlwifi from Sid but
> > although the wireless card does seem to be recognized it doesn't connect.
> > I spent several days wrestling with it but gave up in the end and stayed
> > with the older kernel.
> iwl3945 works differently (read: not as well) from ipw3945. The
> wacky part is that you have to "up" the interface before you can associate
> to an AP. The sequence that seems to work reliably for me is:
> # ifconfig wlan0 up
> # iwconfig wlan0 essid "linksys-netgear-belkin"
> # ifup wlan0
According to http://kernelnewbies.org/Linux_2_6_25 there is:
* iwlwifi: proper monitor support (commit)
Where (commit) is a link to a git.
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