[ATrpms-users] kmdls for ipw3945 w/ 2952-cubbi-suspend2 kernel in atrpms-testing?
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
Tue Jun 12 06:49:55 CEST 2007
On Mon, Jun 11, 2007 at 11:38:22PM -0400, Kevin J. Cummings wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I've been using ATRPMs for a couple of years now, but this is the first
> time I'm using this email list. (Love the MythTV and IVTV RPMs!)
I think you must have used it once before a year ago:
> I have a couple of questions concerning expectations of kernel module
> rebuilds of packages in atrpms-testing, ipw3945 to be specific.
> My "FC6" laptop came with a cubbi-suspend2 kernel installed, and atrpms
> builds certain kernel modules for these kernels. In addition, it has
> Intel 3945abg wireless. I was using the packages in atrpms-stable, but
> there is a bug in ipw3945-1.2.0-18.3.fc6 which can trigger a kernel oops
> which takes out the wireless (requires a reboot to fix it). I search
> around and discovered that that bug is fixed in ipw3945-1.2.1 of which
> there is a version in atrpms-testing (ipw3945-1.2.1-19.fc6 and then
> ipw3945-1.2.1-20.fc6). So, I installed the latest version in
> atrpms-testing. Much better, many fewer problems with my wireless
> connections! (Not perfect, just easier to get connections now!) At the
> time I think I had just updated to the 2948 kernels, and I was able to
> find all the kmdls I needed.
Intel defines all x.y.z versions with z!=0 as development versions,
and z=0 stable versions. In practice the stability may be the other
way around (for some), but I don't want to override upstream's
> The 2.6.20-1.2952 kernel was announced on May 30, 2007, followed up by
> the 2952 cubbi-suspend2 kernel on June 1, 2007, and a number of packages
> were soon available in atrpms-stable. I noticed that a number of of
> ipw3945 kmdls also appeared in atrpms-testing, but none were for the
> cubbi-suspend2 kernel. 11 days later (and a major release of F7 and a
> couple of other kernel updates as well), still no cubbi-suspend2 kernel
> modules for ipw3945.
There are since 24h now. :=)
> So, I thought I'd ask. What are the usual expectations for
> waiting for kmdls after a new kernel is released?
LinuxTag & Fedora 7 release took most of my resources in the beginning
of this month. Usually the kmdls for cubbi kernels are shipped in a
batch with the kernel itself.
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
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