Re: debug prism wlan

From: Roger While
Date: Sun Aug 13 2006 - 01:50:02 EST

Alistair John wrote:
> Daniel wrote:
>> Hey, that did it! But now I am a liddle confused. It worked fine before.
>> Why does it not work while interface is not up?

> I'm not sure, but I think you've just been lucky.
> I've had this problem even before prism54 was merged.
> Some in-tree drivers won't upload the firmware until you ifconfig
> up them, which obviously means they won't respond adequately
> to the wireless extension requests. Maybe a bug?

Nope, no bug. It allows the driver to be built non-modular.
When non-modular, the resources are not available,
at boot time, to load the firmware.

Roger While

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