Fwd: atmelwlandriver

Nathaniel McCallum npmccallum at gentoo.org
Mon Sep 20 13:45:28 UTC 2004

On Sun, 2004-09-19 at 00:15 -0700, Ben Matasar wrote:
> The atmel driver that came with the kernel wasn't loaded by default.
> If there's something you want me to try I can do that -- I'm not the
> most well versed in the kernel, but when I do:
> $ sudo modprobe atmel
> Nothing new appears in dmesg.  Previously, I could see my device loading.
> The drivers that Markus pointed out from sourceforge [I] are what I
> was previously using.  This is further complicated by the fact that
> the atmelwlandriver-source debian package fails to build.
> [I] http://atmelwlandriver.sourceforge.net/news.html

The drivers from sourceforge made it into the kernel in the 2.6 series.
You should not do anything with these drivers.  I believe the firmware
for these drivers is included in our newest kernel packages.  Please
file a bug and include the output from dmesg on your system with the
device plugged in.


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