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Bug 64959 - problem with airo.o and airo_cs.o wireless modules
problem with airo.o and airo_cs.o wireless modules
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-05-14 22:42 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:42 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-05-14 22:42:40 EDT
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2002:110 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Updated kernel with bugfixes available 2002-06-10 00:00:00 EDT

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Description Need Real Name 2002-05-14 22:42:34 EDT
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Description of problem:
The airo.o and airo_cs.o wireless driver modules are include twice - once in
/lib/modules/2.4.18-x/kernel/drivers/net/pcmcia and once in
/lib/modules/2.4.18-x/net/drivers/wireless. The drivers is the pcmcia directory
are loaded by default and appear old. They do not support encryption. The
problem can be fixed by removing the drivers in the pcmcia directory and running

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.run iwconfig

Actual Results:  receive error that ethx is compiled with wireless tools 1 and
we are using wireless tools 12

Additional info:
Comment 1 Doug Ledford 2002-05-16 15:17:19 EDT
Although the paths you listed were a bit off (which caused me to originally
think you were wrong, the actual paths are
/lib/modules/2.4.18-*/kernel/drivers/net/{wireless,pcmcia}), it turns out that
there are indeed two versions of the airo driver.  We've disabled the older
driver in our current source tree and this should be reflected in future kernels.

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