[Mageia-dev] kernel problem with wifi rfkill?
mageia at colin.guthr.ie
Mon May 9 18:58:49 CEST 2011
'Twas brillig, and Thomas Backlund at 21/04/11 11:07 did gyre and gimble:
> Colin Guthrie skrev 21.4.2011 12:56:
>> Since the last little while (I think since kernel 2.6.38) the rfkill
>> switch on my laptop doesn't work too well.
>> So I'm a little stumped.
>> Anyone else get this problem?
>> iwlagn : Intel Corporation|PRO/Wireless 4965 AG or AGN [Kedron]
>> Network Connection [NETWORK_OTHER] (vendor:8086 device:4229 subv:8086
>> subd:1101) (rev: 61)
> I have this same, I'll test tonight/tomorrow...
>> I found this which seems like a likely candidate for a fix...
>> but it's from February... is it really not in the .38.x kernel yet??
> That patch got merged in 2.6.38-rc1, so it is there.
It seems (after a chat with upstream) that this patch may be the culprit:
It certainly sounds like it could be and may explain why you don't see
it (if you don't have this module).
I'll try blacklisting it to see if that helps....
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