[PlanetCCRMA] CentOS 5 RT Kernel and IPW3945

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando at ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Fri Apr 4 14:03:59 PDT 2008

On Fri, 2008-04-04 at 16:17 -0400, Roy Vestal wrote:
> I am running CentOS 5 on a Thinkpad T60. I used the how to
> http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/Installation_CentOS_5_on_a_Thinkpad_T60 to
> install (notice the author ;)  ).
> I installed planetccrma-repo-1.1-1.el5.ccrma from
> http://ccrma.stanford.edu/planetccrma/mirror/centos/linux/planetccrma/5/i386/ and ran "yum install planetccrma-core".
> When I rebooted into the RT kernel, my wireless doesn't work. Since I
> don't use anything but wireless this is a problem for me. :P
> Anyway, I tried to recompile ipw3945-1.2.1 and ipw3945-1.2.2 and they
> both fail. When I reboot into the previous kernel (2.6.18-53.1.6.el5)
> the files compile fine.
> If I boot into the previous kernel, the wireless works fine. RT kernel,
> wpa_supplicant barks and SIGFAILS on eth1 (my wireless). 

Sorry, I never built the ipw3945 modules for the centos kernel...

> Suggestions where to start?

I'll start a new build of the latest rt kernel for centos which includes
the iwl3945 module that seems to work fine with my T61. 

-- Fernando

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