[ATrpms-users] FC6 kernel update
Philip R. Schaffner
Philip.R.Schaffner at nasa.gov
Wed Dec 20 14:47:57 CET 2006
On Wed, 2006-12-20 at 07:01 -0600, Axel Thimm wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 20, 2006 at 07:01:46AM -0500, Phil Schaffner
> > Seems to be a bit bigger problem, although I can't quite see
> why. Since
> > installing the 2868 kernel my ipw3945 networking is broken.
> Is this all with suspend2 kernels? Or for vendor kernel's? Or
> > Even un-installing everything 2868 and falling back to the
> > kernel and kmdls for ieee80211 and ipw3945 it is still
> failing to
> > get an address from the router.
> That seems really strange.
> > Any suggestions or similar reports appreciated. Anything
> else I can
> > supply?
> The most important thing is to compare the 2849 situation
> before and
> after. It just shouldn't be possible to have different results
> with the same content, unless ...
> a) Check under /lib/modules/*/weak-updates for spuriously
> copied over
> kernel modules.
> b) check for changes in the package contents rpm -V
> ipw3945-kmdl-`uname -r` ...
> c) check for kmods/dkms packages
No kmods/dkms in use on the system - only your kmdls.
> d) try rpm -qa --last | less to see what other packages
> changed from
> working 2849 to broken 2849
At work now - will check a,b,d when I get home tonight. Meanwhile, I
did try the dual-boot installation of WindozeXP to make sure there were
no hardware/misconfiguration issues. WiFi works fine with the Redmond
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