Bug 245706 - kernel 2.6.20-1.2962.fc6 breaks wireless
kernel 2.6.20-1.2962.fc6 breaks wireless
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Kernel Maintainer List
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Reported: 2007-06-26 03:48 EDT by Charlie Colins
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-06-26 10:43:25 EDT
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Description Charlie Colins 2007-06-26 03:48:51 EDT
Description of problem:
install of  2.6.20-1.2962.fc6 breaks wireless. Using Networkmanager,
ndiswrapper, wpa_supplicant

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
reboot to  2.6.20-1.2962.fc6

Steps to Reproduce:
1.reboot to  2.6.20-1.2962.fc6
Actual results:
wireless fails. modprobe ndiswrapper returns "nidswrapper.lo not found" 
ndiswrapper.k0 is in the correct location, however.

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Comment 1 Chuck Ebbert 2007-06-26 10:43:25 EDT
You almost certainly need to update and/or rebuild & reinstall ndiswrapper.
To rebuild it you need the kernel-devel package that matches your new kernel.
If you got a prebuilt RPM package you need a new one.

In any case we can't support it.

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