[SM-Discuss] mac80211 compile error
eric at sandall.us
Wed Feb 20 15:51:40 EST 2008
On Thu, 21 Feb 2008, Craig Dyke wrote:
> Hi All
> I have been working to get my wireless connection working on my laptop.
> After some searching, both on our site and Google, I have found that the
> iwlwifi spell is the
> way I should proceed to support my ipw3945 card.
> My issue is with the dependance on the mac80211 spell asthis will not compile
> for me.
> My problem seems to come in after the patches have been applied to the kernel
> specifically (at this point as it is as far as i have gotten) the ieee80211.c
> file which is patched by
> this spell.
> Just wanted to know if anyone else has come across this issue as searching on
> Google yielded
> no results.
This card is working fine on my box. I assume you are using the
2.6.24+ kernels. If so, the iwlwifi driver is built in to the kernel
and you should use that (plus the built-in mac80211) instead of the
mac80211 and iwlwifi are only needed for older than 2.6.24 kernels.
Note that you will still need the iwlwifi-*-ucode package for your
Eric Sandall | Source Mage GNU/Linux Developer
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