[Mageia-dev] kernel problem with wifi rfkill?

Colin Guthrie mageia at colin.guthr.ie
Tue May 10 09:46:30 CEST 2011

'Twas brillig, and Thomas Backlund at 10/05/11 07:20 did gyre and gimble:
> tis 2011-05-10 klockan 02:57 +0300 skrev Colin Guthrie:
>> 'Twas brillig, and Thomas Backlund at 09/05/11 18:32 did gyre and gimble:
>>> mån 2011-05-09 klockan 20:05 +0300 skrev Colin Guthrie:
>>>> 'Twas brillig, and Colin Guthrie at 09/05/11 17:58 did gyre and gimble:
>>>>> It seems (after a chat with upstream) that this patch may be the culprit:
>>>>> http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.6.38.y.git;a=commit;h=a3d77411e8b2ad661958c1fbee65beb476ec6d70
>>>>> 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....
>>>> It does, so I think this patch is indeed to blame.
>>> Would you mind rebuilding a kernel with that patch reverted,
>>> and verify without blacklisting that it works...
>>> If you dont have time to build, let me know and I'll build a testkernel
>>> for you...
>> Not so much the time but rather the disk space... SSDs are fast but not
>> very big!!! :p
> OK, a testkernel is building...

You are awesome! Thanks Thomas. If this works, upstream will revert the
patch. Just need confirmation that it really works first, so this is
very much appreciated.



Colin Guthrie

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