Kernel 115 Doesn't Like iwl4965
Christopher A. Williams
fedoralists at cawllc.com
Mon Feb 11 17:04:30 UTC 2008
On Mon, 2008-02-11 at 17:13 +0100, Klaasjan Brand wrote:
> On Feb 11, 2008 4:03 PM, Christopher A. Williams
> <fedoralists at cawllc.com> wrote:
> Since upgrading to kernel 188.8.131.52-115.fc8, my Intel iwl4965
> card refuses to connect. It seems to think my hardware kill
> switch is
> enabled, which is not true. The hardware radio switch is most
> on. Output from dmesg is at the end of this message.
> Laptop is an HP/Compaq 8510w with 4GB RAM and running F8
> No problem here on a Dell D830 with iwl4965 wireless and the same
> memory and OS configuration.
Interestingly enough, it now seems to be intermittent. I did get it to
work once. Not sure why.
> Here's the relevant output from dmesg:
> ACPI: PCI Interrupt 0000:10:00.0[A] -> GSI 17 (level, low) ->
> IRQ 17
> iwl4965: Radio disabled by HW RF Kill switch
> Maybe there were some changes to the way the kill switch status is
Possibly - I wouldn't be one with the ansawer here.
> ACPI: PCI interrupt for device 0000:10:00.0 disabled
> irq 17: nobody cared (try booting with the "irqpoll" option)
> Call Trace:
> <IRQ> [<ffffffff8106aa87>] __report_bad_irq+0x30/0x72
> [<ffffffff8106acd8>] note_interrupt+0x20f/0x253
> No idea if this "hurts", but it looks like a problem with your
Just nosed around the HP site - looks like a BIOS update was issued last
December. I'll give that a try as well and see where that winds up.
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