Iwl5000 driver supports 4965 card

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com
Mon Sep 8 14:07:10 UTC 2008

Wan, Huaxu wrote:
> Hi, Tim,
> The iwl5000 driver has updated to support 4965 card. I made a
> full validation for this patch, it works well with 4965 card(tested 
> at ThinkPad T61 Santa Rosa).
> In the ubuntu-hardy-lum git repository, iwl5000 driver is named
> iwlwifi-5k as a workaround for the 4965 issues. Now, the issues 
> fixed, should we replace the old iwlwifi driver? We believe the 
> iwl5000 driver has better performance at 4965 card.
> Thanks
> Huaxu

It looks like this will supersede support for 4965 in
linux-ubuntu-modules which I cannot do because of SRU policies, so I
think I'll package this update in linux-backports-modules as well as
remove support for Shirley Peak in LUM. That way you can focus on one
source code base. LBM is probably where I should have packaged the SP
updates to begin with.

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com

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