linux-restricted-modules-2.6.24-2-generic and ipw3945

Tim Gardner tcanonical at tpi.com
Sun May 11 14:41:57 UTC 2008


Yako wrote:
> 
> Ben Collins-3 wrote:
>> We've dropped ipw3945 in favor of the in-kernel iwl3945 driver. Doesn't
>> require the binary-only daemon
>>
> 
> It is a good thing to use a full open source driver, but unfortunately the
> iwl3945 driver is not as mature as ipw3945. iwl3945 does not work with my
> university network which uses 802.11 authentication. I am not the only
> person that still prefers the ipw3945 driver. Thanks for the patch, it
> allowed me to compile ipw3945 on Ubuntu Hardy.

Yako - Intel communicated to me last week that they are going to release
another version of the iwlwifi driver sometime in June or July, probably
not in time for 8.04.1. I specifically asked about better support for
the i3945. Perhaps I'll receive an answer this week.

-- 
Tim Gardner tim.gardner at ubuntu.com




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