New INTEL firmware v3.1 for device iwi (IPW 2200BG)
mbsd at pacbell.net
Fri May 8 18:39:33 UTC 2009
On Sun, 3 May 2009, Andrew Thompson wrote:
> On Sun, May 03, 2009 at 02:48:13PM +0200, Dieter Brozio wrote:
>> Hi there,
>> To whom it may concern:
>> INTEL released in March 2009 a new version 3.1 of its firmware version for
>> the WLAN iwi device (Pro/Wireless 2200BG).
>> On my 7.2.RC2 desktop PC (without WLAN) I noticed that in
>> is still the old v3.0 iwi firmware inside.
>> This fw generates after some hours of operation error messages like
>> "iwi0:scan stuck" and finally the network connection will be disconnected.
>> I've tested fw v3.1 this week on my FBSD6.4 laptop: No problems, no "scan
>> stuck", no side-effects. Brilliant.
> Great. If anyone can also confirm it works on current then I will
I have been using the new firmware for a couple of days on current
with this device:
iwi0 at pci0:2:1:0: class=0x028000 card=0x27218086 chip=0x42208086 rev=0x05 hdr=0x00
vendor = 'Intel Corporation'
device = 'MPCI3B driverIntel PRO/Wireless 2200BG'
class = network
No problems observed.
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