Wireless issues, but oddly the opposite of what you normally hear....

Steve Flynn anothermindbomb at gmail.com
Mon Dec 1 22:51:44 UTC 2008

On Mon, Dec 1, 2008 at 10:43 PM, NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> On 12/01/2008 02:25 PM, Albert Charron wrote:

>> Vista might or might not be the culprit for not seeing the AP on channel
>> 13. The driver of your wireless adapter, or the hardware itself might be
>> the problem. Maybe the adapter has a problem with channels higher than
>> 11 and the OEM just disabled those problematic channels in the driver...
> On the linux side, could also be some issues with kernel drivers; I
> think that laptop uses Intel wireless, so this may be related:

It does indeed use Intel wireless. I'll check out those bugs and see
if I can add something into the mix with regards to the detail.

At least I know I'm not going nuts! :)

> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/288401
>  iwl3945 driver doesn't see !US wireless channels on UK laptop [intrepid
> regression]

I can't recall from the top of my head which intel drivers are in use
on the Linux side of the fence. I'll reboot and make usre I have my
facts straight.

Thanks chaps!

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