[SHR-Testing] Wireless Frustration - definitely a kernel problem

Helge Hafting helge.hafting at hist.no
Thu Apr 30 12:49:54 CEST 2009

Nelson Castillo wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 3:16 AM, Helge Hafting <helge.hafting at hist.no> wrote:
>> Nicola Mfb wrote:
>>> 2009/4/28 Helge Hafting <helge.hafting at hist.no>:
>>>> Helge Hafting wrote:
>>> [..]
>>>> It is a kernel problem, because going back to the older kernel
>>>> uImage-2.6.28-oe1+gitr34240a1c06ae36180dee695aa25bbae869b2aa26-r3-om-gta02.bin
>>>> fixes the WIFI problem.
>>>> Unfortunately, using this older kernel with SHR testing of april 22.
>>>> means no usb networking instead. And no sound, so no phone either.
>>> Did you installed modules too? it works for me, I do not know if there
>>> are some changes that breaks frameworkd, but audio and usb works fine.
>> I didn't think of that, the point was to see if WIFI would work again,
>> and it did. So, a 2.6.29-rc3 bug was proved.
>> But thanks for the tip, now I know what to try if the 2.6.29 wifi
>> problem takes time to fix.
> Could you please report a bug? The steps to reproduce it  would help a lot.

Just flash shr testing of april 22., and the accompagnying kernel. WIFI 
will be totally broken. Reflash a 2.6.28 kernel, and WIFI will work 
normally again - at least WEP connections will be fine.

Helge Hafting

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