[gobolinux-users] Wireless config and bootsplash troubles

João Felipe Santos joao.eel at gmail.com
Tue Mar 25 04:40:18 NZDT 2008


You are right, Jonas. I recompiled with the default config and it worked.
Thanks for all your help!

jfsantos

On Mon, Mar 24, 2008 at 10:58 AM, Jonas Karlsson <jonka750 at student.liu.se>
wrote:

> On Mon, 24 Mar 2008 14:49:00 +0100, João Felipe Santos <joao.eel at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > I just found on the kernel config file that CONFIG_IWLWIFI is not set. I
> > can't compile the iwlwifi module recipe (because the "isolated" module
> does
> > not compile in .24 kernels), just the iwlwifi-3945-ucode one. I'll try
> to
> > recompile kernel with this config var set and will report the results.
> >
> It is set in the default kernel config for 2.6.24.3-r5:
> ]grep IWL /Files/Compile/Recipes/Linux/2.6.24.3-r5/i686/dot-config
> CONFIG_IWLWIFI=y
> # CONFIG_IWLWIFI_DEBUG is not set
> CONFIG_IWLWIFI_SENSITIVITY=y
> CONFIG_IWLWIFI_SPECTRUM_MEASUREMENT=y
> CONFIG_IWLWIFI_QOS=y
> CONFIG_IWL4965=m
> CONFIG_IWL3945=m
>
> Perhaps you selected to base your kernel config on the running kernel
> (which
> is pre-2.6.24 on 014) where the above symbols didn't exist and therefore
> wasn't set for the new kernel.
>
> And the iwlwifi driver does not compile on 2.6.24+ kernels, no. But it's
> not
> needed since the driver is built into the kernel.
>
> --
> /Jonas
>
> >
> > On Mon, Mar 24, 2008 at 10:33 AM, Jonas Karlsson <
> jonka750 at student.liu.se>
> > wrote:
> >
> >> On Mon, 24 Mar 2008 14:28:27 +0100, João Felipe Santos <
> joao.eel at gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >>
> >> > Hello there!
> >> >
> >> > I'm João (jfsantos at freenode), and I'm a new Gobolinux user. I
> installed
> >> it
> >> > on my laptop last weekend, and got some trouble:
> >> >
> >> > 1 - I can't get my wireless card working properly. It is an Intel
> >> > PRO/Wireless 3945. Somebody on IRC told me to install
> >> iwlwifi-3945-ucode,
> >> > because the driver is compiled with the kernel. I installed this with
> >> > InstallPackage, but iwconfig don't show my card (and I can't find it
> at
> >> > /System/Kernel/Devices). Has someone any advice on how to get this
> card
> >> > working?
> >>
> >> It was me that told you about the ucode, though iirc I told you to use
> >> Compile,
> >> i.e. "Compile iwlwifi-3945-ucode", as we don't have a package for that
> >> yet. I
> >> did point you to the wrong ucode package first, but then I changed it
> to
> >> the
> >> above recipe. Did you try that command?
> >> I don't know if the kernel module is loaded by default, so you might
> want
> >> to
> >> try to manually load it with modprobe. I don't know what the module is
> >> called
> >> so try 'modprobe i<tab>' to get a list of available modules starting
> with
> >> 'i'.
> >> It will probably be called something like iwl3945.
> >>
> >> --
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