dmlb2000 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 6 23:09:31 EST 2006
> Does anyone have this working with static dev? I have a thinkpad and an
> hp pavillion, both running static dev, same version of hotplug on both.
> The thinkpad loads the firmware and driver just fine, the pavillion, not
> so much. I can't really figure out the difference between the two, and
> quite honestly I don't have a good picture of all the pieces here, so
> forgive my ignorance.
is udevd running? even if you have a static dev udevd should still be
running because now it's the process that loads the firmware.
> As I understand it, the ipw2200 card needs a firmware and a driver. The
> driver is loaded as a kernel module, and the firmware is loaded by the
> hotplug scripts. I believe that the problem with the pavillion is that
> the firmware is just not being loaded, but I'm not sure where to start
> with figuring out why. Any help would be appreciated.
udevd now does the loading of the firmware (if you are using 2.6.15 on
both machines), make sure it's running on both boxes...
- David Brown
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