is wifi-driver developed anymore?

David Fokkema dfokkema at
Thu Aug 13 14:17:23 CEST 2009

On Thu, 2009-08-13 at 16:06 +0400, Paul Fertser wrote:
> David Fokkema <dfokkema at> writes:
> > On Thu, 2009-08-13 at 10:34 +0200, arne anka wrote:
> >> "Especially recommended for WiFi since due to the bugs in the firmware and  
> >> the driver full power-cycle of the module is often advantageous."
> >> 
> >> i am not quite sure, what to make from that sentence.
> >
> > Maybe s/advantageous/adventurous/ ? As in: cross your fingers, this will
> > probably kill the module?
> Powercycling the module can't kill it :D

Ah, no, you're right, :-P However, IIRC, there were some posts and bug
comments somewhere that show that unloading/reloading the module can
cause severe breakage and render wifi unusable.


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