Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 158720
ipw2200 does not work anymore with 54Mb/s rate
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:06 EST
Description of problem:
With previous kernels (up to 2.6.11-1.1312) I used RATE=54M in my configu file
for the ipw2200 interface. In the recent kernels (-1.133x and later) this
doesn't work anymore. If I remove the line and let the kernel/card pick the
rate, the interface works.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.start said kernel on machine with ipw2200 and RATE=54M in iface config
no network connection
Well, without the RATE parameter the card still automatically selects 54M as the
rate. But I think it is still a regression that it doesn't work anymore if the
rate is explicitly specified.
I dropped back to the rev of the driver that was in FC3 for the final FC4
release as the updated one brought more problems than it fixed. I'll look at
doing an update again sometime after the release.
I think this problem appears since with the old driver, any
iwconfig ethX rate xxx
call will simply fail while with the new one the driver actually does/tries to
do something. We'll see when the driver gets reenabled.
now that this got merged upstream, we ended up with a different version of the
driver in rawhide. How is this behaving wrt to this bug ?
Closed due to lack of response. Please reopen when the requested information