Patch for upgrading iwlwifi drivers

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at
Mon Aug 13 13:08:25 UTC 2007


>> 2) Ben had trouble reading the EEPROM on at least one machine. The fix
>> was to extend the timeout loop count from 10 to 100. I noticed that
> you
>> have reverted this fix.
>> -       for (to = 0; to < 100; to++) {
>> +       for (to = 0; to < 10; to++) {
> Sorry, I forgot about that. I recovered Ben's modification this time.
> BTW, Ben, could you let me on which machine we can reproduce this issue.
> Then we can evaluate whether it's a general issue and needs to be fixed
> in upstream.

I'm pretty sure it was a Dell XPS with a 4965ABG. I have one similar,
though I have not encountered any problems.

>> 3) Since you have an account on, it is preferable that
>> you request a pull from your git repository for gutsy kernel and lum
>> changes, while also publishing the patches to
>> kernel-team at You can use 'git format-patch --stdout'
> to
>> generate an email.
> The new iwlwifi drivers are ready for git pull on now.
> The code is in both
> my home directory and
> /srv/
> BTW, who is responsible for doing that? I mean pulling from my git repo.

I'll take care of it.

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at

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