Wireless device (Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945ABG) not working on Ubuntu LTS 8.04

Anthony Gardner antsmailinglist at gmail.com
Thu Oct 9 12:23:37 UTC 2008

Yeah, this device is pants. I bought a Dellbuntu M1330 with this card. It
can find all wireless networks in a 1000 mile radius, but I have to connect
each time manually to the one in my house. I know I could blacklist it blah
blah, but I shouldn't have to.

Tried intrepid live CD, same issue.

2008/10/9 Raseel Bhagat <raseelbhagat at gmail.com>

> Hi,
> On Thu, Oct 9, 2008 at 3:39 PM, Ashish Vijaywargiya <
> vijaywargiya.ashish at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Initially when I installed Ubuntu LTS 8.04 before 1 week on my laptop
>> then everything was working fine related to Wireless device.
>> I was able to access the internet via my Wireless network card.
>> But after that I took the update of Ubuntu now I am not able to join
>> the Wireless network device.
>> The details of my wireless device is :- Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945ABG
>> Any hint to troubleshoot the wireless network device ?
> I have the same card and had faced the same issue.
> The update converts the original ipw3945 driver to iwl3845 driver.
> Some forums advise on back porting to ipw3945 and I'm pretty sure that will
> work as well.
> But if you are not afraid to compile the source, go to
> http://intellinuxwireless.org and download the iwlwifi , mac80211 ,
> tarballs and compile them.
> I got mine working with this, btw.
> Thanks,
> Raseel
> http://raseel.in
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