[arch-releng] Iwlagn driver issue

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Wed May 12 17:22:13 CEST 2010

Am 12.05.2010 17:16, schrieb Chris Brannon:
>> Once you made your wireless work and are online, enter the following
>> command:
>> dmesg | curl -F "content=<-" npaste.de
> Unfortunately, curl isn't on the CD.
> If the original poster has a flash drive, that might be an option.

It probably should be.

> I saw the same problem just now.  My wireless setup is different.
> My card is a Ralink RT2500.
> I noticed that both the rt2500pci driver and ndiswrapper were loaded
> when I booted from my CD.
> Apparently, the two drivers are both trying to service the card.
> Should I just blacklist ndiswrapper by default?  It shouldn't be loaded
> automatically anyway, because there are no ndis drivers installed when
> someone boots from CD.
> I'll try and paste my own dmesg output later today.

My first suspect was a problem with firmware loading, but that can't be
the problem with rt2500pci. ndiswrapper seems like a good candidate,
easily verified by adding 'disablemodules=ndiswrapper' to the kernel

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