Nicolai Petri (lists) lists at petri.cc
Sun Jun 24 20:47:19 UTC 2007

>> In short, ipw doesn't seem to work at all for me anymore.  It worked
>> okay in 6-stable with an occasional hiccup, but upon upgrading to
>> current it doesn't seem to be doing anything.  It doesn't even try to
>> scan; it just sits there on channel 1 with "no carrier".  "ifconfig list
>> scan" shows nothing.  Manually setting the SSID/channel doesn't do
>> anything either (it remains on channel 1).
>> Sometimes "ifconfig scan" does nothing, sometimes it results in a panic.
> I'm not sure how well ipw got tested while the changes were in p4.
> We'll need to test again now that code has been merged to CVS.  I'll try
> to look at this weekend if noone else beats me to it.
> 	Sam
Hi Sam,

Apparently the ipw stuff has very severe problems (read is useless) on 
my machine - it worked perfect before the p4 merge and now it cannot 
associate to my unencrypted 802.11b network. I have all the required 
modules loaded and I can do an "InstaPanic" by doing ifconfig ipw0 scan 
or ifconfig ipw0 chanlist 1-11.
The latter example I'm not sure is a valid option but it should 
definately not result in a instant panic().
I tried a backtrace on my kernel dump but it seemed messed up and useless.

If you have any patches I can test them out if needed.

I'm running -current from following time : Thu Jun 20

Best regards,
Nicolai Petri

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