Bug 462485 - iwl4965: iwlwifi-4965-1.ucode firmware file req failed: Reason -2
iwl4965: iwlwifi-4965-1.ucode firmware file req failed: Reason -2
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: iwl4965-firmware (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: John W. Linville
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Reported: 2008-09-16 12:53 EDT by Mauricio Teixeira
Modified: 2008-09-16 12:58 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-09-16 12:58:21 EDT
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Description Mauricio Teixeira 2008-09-16 12:53:42 EDT
Description of problem:

Module iwl4965 looks for a firmware file which is not present.

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


How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. modprobe iwl496
2. dmesg | grep iwl
Actual results:

iwl4965: Detected Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN
iwl4965: iwlwifi-4965-1.ucode firmware file req failed: Reason -2
iwl4965: Could not read microcode: -2

# ls /lib/firmware/ | grep iwl

Expected results:

Module should load correctly and wireless should be working.

Additional info:

Workaround is:

# ln -s /lib/firmware/iwlwifi-4965.ucode /lib/firmware/iwlwifi-4965-1.ucode

Module then loads correctly.
Comment 1 John W. Linville 2008-09-16 12:58:21 EDT
You need to update your firmware package from the Supplementary repository.

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