Tim Gardner wrote:
> Ike Panhc wrote:
>> BugLink: http://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/496496
>> User reports that the Ubuntu Karmic (2.6.31-14-generic) recognize the the PCI
>> id of iwl6000 series but can not scan for APs and not even to associate to AP.
>> We need two commits cherry-picked from mainline kernel to fix this problem.
>> Since we have only version 4 firmware for iwl6000 in the linux-firmware package.
>> We need to change the IWL6000_UCODE_API_MAX to v4 for driver to load version 4
>> After fixing the firmware loading issue, the dmesg reports randomly command
>> timeout for RXON, Unifying RXON timing is necessary for iwl6000. One minor
>> conflict solved due to we still need sw_crypto in iwl-dev.h
>> Patches against linux-220.127.116.11 and Ubuntu-2.6.31-17.54 are listed below.
>> Ike Panhc (1):
>> iwlwifi: unify iwl_setup_rxon_timing
>> Wey-Yi Guy (1):
>> iwlwifi: change IWL6000_UCODE_API_MAX to v4
>> drivers/net/wireless/iwlwifi/iwl-3945.c | 1 +
>> drivers/net/wireless/iwlwifi/iwl-6000.c | 4 +-
>> drivers/net/wireless/iwlwifi/iwl-agn.c | 64 -----------------------
>> drivers/net/wireless/iwlwifi/iwl-commands.h | 20 +++++++-
>> drivers/net/wireless/iwlwifi/iwl-core.c | 59 +++++++++++++++++++++
>> drivers/net/wireless/iwlwifi/iwl-core.h | 1 +
>> drivers/net/wireless/iwlwifi/iwl-dev.h | 1 +
>> drivers/net/wireless/iwlwifi/iwl3945-base.c | 74 +--------------------------
>> 8 files changed, 84 insertions(+), 140 deletions(-)
> NAK - the solution for iwlwifi 6K users is to install
> linux-backports-modules-karmic which is based on 2.6.32.
> P.S. I think your email distribution is a bit wide. I'm pretty sure LKML
> and stable.org aren't really interested in changes that we're making to
> our kernel.
As it is a non-critical issue and our policy has moved to get things
into stable, and we told everyone that we won't take things that are
not that critical only through stable, I think the distribution list
is just fine. We will see whether this comes back in a bit of time
Ike, probably the thing to note here is, that we should not spend
much time looking into wireless issues that can be solved by installing
linux-backports-modules-wireless (that should be our first question to
ask in problem reports). That written, I must add that I meant wireless
problems in Karmic. If someone is reporting against Lucid that is
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