[arch-dev-public] Kernel 2.6.22 in testing
kth5 at archlinuxppc.org
Tue Jul 10 01:02:14 EDT 2007
Just confirmed the SVN Snapshot is working with 2.6.22. Want me to fix
Alexander Baldeck wrote:
> I have been saying this earlier and it's still true when I mention that
> madwifi is broken:
> ath_hal: module license 'Proprietary' taints kernel.
> ath_hal: 0.9.18.0 (AR5210, AR5211, AR5212, RF5111, RF5112, RF2413, RF5413)
> wlan: 0.8.4.2 (svn r2435)
> ath_pci: 0.9.4.5 (svn r2435)
> low) -> IRQ 20
> PCI: Setting latency timer of device 0000:03:00.0 to 64
> MadWifi: HAL ABI mismatch; driver expects 0x7013100, HAL reports 0x6090700
> Thomas Bächler wrote:
>> This is a copy of my mail to the [arch] mailing list:
>> Good morning,
>> just a few minutes ago, the 2.6.22 kernel has been submitted to the
>> testing repository. Please test it and report any bugs that might occur,
>> so we hopefully can move it to current within a week.
>> This kernel will also be the basis of the "Archlinux 2007.07 Don't
>> panic" snapshot.
>> For any changes in 2.6.22, see this site:
>> I'd like to emphasize two changes:
>> We re-added the rt2x00 drivers which (thanks to the mac80211 stack being
>> merged in 2.6.22) now compile again and seem to work for me (rt2500pci).
>> The mac80211 stack also allows us to ship the iwlwifi driver for intel
>> 3945 and 4965 users. The driver for the 3945 is not as stable as ipw3945
>> yet, so people should not switch to it yet. However, it is the only
>> driver for the 4965 wireless chipset.
>> Both i686 and x86_64 now include the option for Intel Microcode updates
>> which has been requested several times. I am going to add microcode_ctl
>> to the repos, until then it is available from the AUR.
>> Happy testing and good night
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