Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 234725
wireless-tools needs updated version
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:12:00 EST
Description of problem:
running "iwlist" command gives the following warning:
Warning: Driver for device wmaster0 has been compiled with version 22
of Wireless Extension, while this program supports up to version 20.
Some things may be broken...
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. run the following command:
I forgot to mention the wireless driver that was installed:
The summary should have been:
wireless driver installed needs an updated version of wireless-tools
Sounds like you're using a third party driver which is built against a beta test
version of wireless tools. 28 is the latest released version.
Not really a bug in fedora. If your driver still works, then I'd simply say
ignore it. Else, try and manually rebuild your driver against the wireless
tools in Fedora.
I'm pulling from rawhide build (3.31.07) and the wireless driver is already
build into the kernel, with the exception of user space firmware taken from
Anyway, the wireless driver is functional so far.