F13 kernel 2.6.433.3-85 breaks b43 wireless
phil at pricom.com.au
Mon May 10 06:23:19 UTC 2010
On 2010-05-10 13:03, David Boles wrote:
> On 5/9/2010 11:01 PM, Adam Williamson wrote:
>> On Mon, 2010-05-10 at 03:51 +0100, Adam Williamson wrote:
>>> On Mon, 2010-05-10 at 10:15 +1000, Philip Rhoades wrote:
>>>> On a Gateway LT30, going from:
>>>> breaks the wireless connectivity.
>>> Uh, are you sure? The changelog shows nothing that looks related to b43:
>> Looking at your package list more closely, wl a) is from RPM Fusion (so
>> not supported on this list) and b) will, if installed, disable the b43
>> driver completely, so your b43 stuff doesn't matter. I suspect you
>> simply have enough of wl installed to have b43 disabled, but you don't
>> actually have a built version of the wl module for the -85 kernel (I
>> don't think Fusion has caught up with -85 yet). Try installing the
>> 'akmod-wl' package.
> This was reported as a Fedora 13 blocker. I *wish* that 'testers' had
> some idea what they are doing.<sigh>
Do you mean:
? (It is not immediately clear it is the same problem to me).
It wish people would encourage and educate testers . .
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