Re: iwlwifi/LinuxKPI 802.11 update

From: Bjoern A. Zeeb <>
Date: Fri, 01 Apr 2022 01:17:01 UTC
On Sat, 26 Mar 2022, Takashi Inoue wrote:


> Thanks for your report.
> Because I use 13 stable and cannot test the current,
> your report is very useful to me.
> I'm using ThinkPad X1 nano which has a AX201.
> I have some questions.
> Do we need the 'if_iwlwifi_load="YES"' line
> in addition to the  'kld_list=if_iwlfiwi' line?
> I don't think so, but I may be wrong.

By now, on an updated system you should not need either anymore.
I think someone else had already replied that the loader.conf line is
not need at all anymore (and neither is the kld_list in theory).

> Do you use "wifimgr" which is a GUI tool to select AP.

I do not.

> When I use "if_iwlfiwi.ko", wave strength displayed
> in wifimgr is 0 for all access point.
> Do you see this phenomenon? Or, does someone see this?

I believe I know the reason for this;  it's likely also a problem for
roaming in theory.  I'll try to remember to look into it next week.
If you don't hear by end of next week, please give me a ping6.

Lots of health,

Bjoern A. Zeeb                                                     r15:7