[ubuntu-us-in] 8.04 and Intel wireless issues. Ganging up.

Seth Dudenhofer sdudenhofer at gmail.com
Fri Mar 28 18:11:59 GMT 2008

On 3/28/08, Michael Schultheiss <schultmc at cinlug.org> wrote:
> Robert Freeman-Day wrote:
> > I have a Dell Latitude D630 with the Intel wireless chip 3945 installed.
> >  The previous drivers have been deprecated and will not be in Hardy
> > (http://ipw3945.sourceforge.net/).  I have been playing with the Beta of
> > Hardy which uses the next generation of drivers
> > (http://intellinuxwireless.org/) and am getting issues with (for sure)
> > wireless B networks and inconsistent results otherwise.  I stumbled on a
> > bug report in Launchpad (https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/200064)
> > that matches what I am getting and have talked with some kind people in
> > #ubuntu-bugs who maybe will assist with this.
> >
> > This may be a good time to leverage the Local Community Team in
> > verifying and possibly squashing this one.  What are all of your
> > thoughts on this?  Or, if you have an intel wireless chip and you are
> > willing to play about with 8.04, are you willing to duplicate and
> assist?
> I've got the same/similar laptop - I'll try it out on my G routers and
> see if I can duplicate the issue.
> >
> > How would we like to approach similar issues in the future?  I think
> > these types of things are reasons LoCos exist...gang up on bugs, etc.
> Some other LoCos have had Bug Squashing Parties.  I think it'd be great
> to serve as a local support option for Indiana Ubuntu users.  We've done
> some support on the mailing list and in the forums but I think we could
> definitely raise our profile.


I also have a D630...I will upgrade it this weekend and see what happens....

Seth Dudenhofer
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