[arch-general] Dropping ipw3945 from core
roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Mon Mar 31 12:28:13 EDT 2008
2008/3/31, Sergey Manucharian <sergey.manucharian at rmico.com>:
> On Mon, 31 Mar 2008 14:17:45 +0200
> Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
> > Michael Schaefer schrieb:
> > > Sergey Manucharian wrote:
> > >> Recently I was installing Archlinux on a notebook and the network
> > >> was working fine with iwl3945 during the installation, but after
> > >> reboot it couldn't find the module. Since I had no time to
> > >> investigate this I've just switched to ipw3945.
> > >
> > > Exactly the same here.
> > >
> > > kr
> > > Michael
> > >
> > The module is installed by default with (arch-)kernel 2.6.24 and
> > newer. Did you guys install the firmware?
> Most probably that was the problem, I cannot check it right now. But
> the think that the installer put "iwl3945" into MODULES line of rc.conf
> is disappointing people - they think that everything is already done...
> Anyway, thanks for the hint!
Didn't installer show messages abut firmware/licenses/etc. during boot?
This had to bring users' attention.
Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)
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