Atheros AR9285 wireless & F15

Richard Shaw hobbes1069 at
Wed Oct 12 14:03:42 UTC 2011

On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 8:55 AM, Greg Woods <woods at> wrote:
> On Mon, 2011-10-10 at 22:06 +0100, Pedro Francisco wrote:
>> Have you reported your behaviour in a bug report?
> I haven't, and it looks like a good thing that I didn't, because it
> would appear that I really have no idea what was going on. I thought it
> was loading a driver for a different wireless chip, but you're saying
> that the acer_wmi module is supposed to load in addition to the wireless
> chip driver module, but it has a bug?

Yes, as best as I can tell[1] it should load in addition to the
wireless driver (on an Acer laptop). Apparently these are really ACPI
drivers that are used to do the software enable/disable of wireless
cards and probably other hardware devices.



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