[arch-dev-public] iwlwifi

Simo Leone simo at archlinux.org
Mon Jun 11 15:21:49 EDT 2007

On Mon, Jun 11, 2007 at 08:37:51PM +0200, Thomas Bächler wrote:
> I'd also like to announce that I made PKGBUILDs and i686 packages for
> the iwlwifi drivers for intel 3945ABG and 4965AGN chipsets. Those are
> based on mac80211, that means you need a 2.6.22 kernel to run them. The
> packages are built against tpowa's 2.6.22-rc4. Packages and PKGBUILDs
> for the modules and the firmware are here:
> http://www.archlinux.org/~thomas/iwlwifi/
> My tests conclude that the iwl3945 driver is not really stable, and you
> should use the ipw3945 driver if you have such a card (unless you love
> reboots and unstable connections).
> I can't test the iwl4965 driver, because I don't have the hardware, but
> these packages should help anyone who has such a new Intel card.

I've been toying around with ipwraw, which allows packet injection and
such, it might be useful to include that too.

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