F13 kernel 2.6.433.3-85 breaks b43 wireless (Philip Rhoades)
phil at pricom.com.au
Tue May 11 11:27:46 UTC 2010
In case it is useful or anyone is interested:
On 2010-05-11 11:18, Robert C. Lightfoot wrote:
> Date: Mon, 10 May 2010 10:15:26 +1000
>> From: "Philip Rhoades"<phil at pricom.com.au>
>> Subject: F13 kernel 2.6.433.3-85 breaks b43 wireless
>> To: fedora-test-list at redhat.com
>> <59402a7b8522083ff7cda5a12871e8a3.squirrel at www.pricom.com.au>
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>> On a Gateway LT30, going from:
>> breaks the wireless connectivity.
> To Test Team:
> I will weigh in on this one only to say it might be hardware or kernel
> On a Dell B120 Laptop
> Kernel 126.96.36.199-85.fc13.i686.PAE
> lsmod | grep b43 shows
> modules b43, mac80211, cfg80211, ssb& mac_core
> And the wireless works.
After messing around with some of the suggestions that people made I found
that going back to my original packages with kernel-188.8.131.52-85 actually
does work if I wait long enough - it seems on occasions it takes some time
for the connection to be made with the AP - not sure why it varies yet . .
I am using a Gateway LT30 but the only module loaded seems to be "wl" -the
complete list is attached.
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