[Mageia-discuss] Mageia 2 Experiences

imnotpc imnotpc at Rock3d.net
Sun Apr 29 19:28:01 CEST 2012

On 04/29/2012 11:05 AM, Frank Griffin wrote:
> On 04/27/2012 02:28 PM, imnotpc wrote:
>> lsmod | grep atl didn't get any hits and lsmod | grep b43 gives this:
>> Unless it uses a different name I don't think my laptop uses the 
>> atl1c driver. I don't think it's a bug in the b43 firmware since that 
>> works fine once it's installed. I would guess it's a hardware probe 
>> of some sort that locks up when it encounters the wireless NIC 
>> without firmware.
> Sounds right.  In that case, file a bug against the b43 driver for 
> your chipset.

Bug report is here for anyone interested:


My thanks to Frank and the others who offered help. It's this kind of 
community support that puts Mageia ahead of the other distros and the 
reason I'm migrating all my systems to Mageia (even the temperamental 


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