[ltp] X60s/X200s kernel 3.7.0 compiled no wifi. (Old 2.6.32,
ubuntu wifi works)
Ivan T. Ivanov
Thu, 06 Nov 2014 17:01:47 +0200
On Thu, 2014-11-06 at 15:20 +0100, Uwe Brauer wrote:
> Indeed dmesg for 3.7 does not show the line concerning the request for
> firmware. I have
> [ 4.902443] iwldvm: Intel(R) Wireless WiFi Link AGN driver for Linux, in-tree:
> [ 4.902450] iwldvm: Copyright(c) 2003-2012 Intel Corporation
> [ 4.902484] iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: CONFIG_IWLWIFI_DEBUG disabled
> [ 4.902488] iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: CONFIG_IWLWIFI_DEBUGFS disabled
> [ 4.902491] iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: CONFIG_IWLWIFI_DEVICE_TRACING disabled
> [ 4.902495] iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: CONFIG_IWLWIFI_DEVICE_TESTMODE enabled
> [ 4.902498] iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: CONFIG_IWLWIFI_P2P enabled
> [ 4.902502] iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: Detected Intel(R) WiFi Link 5100 AGN, REV=0x54
> [ 4.902588] iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: L1 Disabled; Enabling L0S
> [ 4.934003] iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: device EEPROM VER=0x11f, CALIB=0x4
> [ 4.934010] iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: Device SKU: 0xF0
> [ 4.934015] iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: Valid Tx ant: 0x2, Valid Rx ant: 0x3
> But this is maybe not enough since he does not load
> [ 7.096380] iwlagn 0000:03:00.0: firmware: requesting iwlwifi-5000-2.ucode
> So the question is how to activate the firmware and how to do
> it automatically during booting.
Don't worry too much about this. The new driver just didn't print the message.
Enable IWLWIFI_DEBUG and you should see something like: "attempting to load firmware"
in kernel log. Probably message will be there. Try disabling IWLEGACY, I am
not sure what it is for.