Re: git: abf6e1a49e94 - main - iwlwifi: update man pages

From: Bjoern A. Zeeb <>
Date: Fri, 04 Mar 2022 10:21:22 UTC
On Fri, 4 Mar 2022, Emmanuel Vadot wrote:

> On Fri, 4 Mar 2022 00:39:54 GMT
> "Bjoern A. Zeeb" <> wrote:
>> The branch main has been updated by bz:
>> URL:
>> commit abf6e1a49e944f9fb635a6aed55f01af832da06c
>> Author:     Bjoern A. Zeeb <>
>> AuthorDate: 2022-03-04 00:27:00 +0000
>> Commit:     Bjoern A. Zeeb <>
>> CommitDate: 2022-03-04 00:35:42 +0000
>>     iwlwifi: update man pages
>>     Update man pages given auto-loading is now enabled by default and
>>     no user configuration is needed to load the driver.
>>     Also note that the iwlwifi driver will appear the first time in 13.1-R.
>>     Sponsored by:   The FreeBSD Foundation
>>     MFC after:      3 days
>>     Relnotes:       yes
> Does this mean that iwlwifi will be now prefered to iwn/iwm ?

It'll never be preferred to iwn as we don't support the old chipsets
in iwlwifi.

The entire dance with the commits before this one (being able to adjust
the probe return value from LinuxKPI) was that iwlwifi will NOT (yet) be
preferred to iwm for chipsets (PCI IDs) iwm supports.

iwlwifi will only auto-attach by default for the newer chipsets which
are otherwise not supported by other drivers (where iwlwifi is the only


Bjoern A. Zeeb                                                     r15:7