Atheros AR9285 wireless & F15

Pedro Francisco pedrogfrancisco at
Mon Oct 10 23:12:31 UTC 2011

I'll try to find out how to debug hp_wmi and then we can start from there.

Note: also happens on Ubuntu 11.10 so hopefully a lot more bug testers
will appear :p

On Mon, Oct 10, 2011 at 10:14 PM, Richard Shaw <hobbes1069 at> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 10, 2011 at 4:06 PM, Pedro Francisco
> <pedrogfrancisco at> wrote:
>> Have you reported your behaviour in a bug report? I've found it on Fedora 16
>> as well (different hardware: iwl3945 & hp_wmi) so I'd point to your bug just
>> to put it in context.
> In both of your cases this looks to be a bug in wmi. I'm not exactly
> sure what that stands for but it appears that they are supposed to
> help make all the little fancy buttons on laptops work but in your
> case cause more problems than they fix. I wonder what logic it uses to
> know which driver to load? It's odd that in Pedro's case it loaded the
> acer_wmi even though his is a sony...
> On my older HP/Compaq 8510w I'm using hp_wmi without issue.

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