[Mageia-dev] kernel-3.3.3 and wifi problems
simplew8 at gmail.com
Tue May 1 15:38:39 CEST 2012
2012/5/1 Thomas Backlund <tmb at mageia.org>:
> 01.05.2012 10:25, simple w8 skrev:
>> I have talked with some developers that use to maintain the
>> compat-wireless stuff (that will be merged in kernel-3.5) and they
>> havent this kind of problem.
> So they either:
> 1. dont have exactly same hw.
> 2. dont test stable tree
> 3. have the fix in upstream tree
>> Cant this be some caused by some patch added into the mageia kernel >
>> 3.3.1 releases?
>> Since kernel > 3.3.1 is that i start detecting few wifi networks and
>> if i run kernel-3.3.1 i detect again about 10 wifi networks like it
>> used to happen.
> Well, that is why I told you to report upstream.
> Did you report that 3.3.1 worked and 3.3.3 stopped working?
> Anyway, checking commit logs between upstream 3.3.1 and 3.3.3
> shows one commit that specifically touches the module you use...
> So can you try kernel-3.3.4-1.1.mga2 from:
> If that works, you can ping upstream that:
> broke your wireless.
In fact with this kernel the machine is able to detect the same wifi
networks that sued to detect with kernel-3.3.1...
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