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

Ashish Vijaywargiya vijaywargiya.ashish at gmail.com
Fri Oct 10 04:18:21 UTC 2008

Thanks Raseel for your comments.
Please see my comments inline :-

On Thu, Oct 9, 2008 at 5:17 PM, Raseel Bhagat <raseelbhagat at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

Can you share me the steps for back porting to the old driver ?

> 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.
I will give it a try in next few days and will let you know.

> Thanks,
> Raseel
> http://raseel.in
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