RE: iwlwifi-driver card doesn't work with 3.19-rc2+
From: Grumbach, Emmanuel
Date: Tue Dec 30 2014 - 09:38:13 EST
> On 12/30/2014 09:23 AM, Emmanuel Grumbach wrote:
> > On Tue, Dec 30, 2014 at 3:33 PM, Jiri Kosina <jkosina@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> I just booted current Linus' tree (5faa0154fe33) on my x200s
> >> thinkpad, and wifi doesn't work. iwconfig is telling me that wlan0
> >> interface has no wireless extensions.
> > So why do you used them?
> > They have been deprecated for a couple of years now. You should be
> > using nl80211 based tools such as iw.
> A couple of years is not very long where userspace is concerned.
Well - the decently new wireless tools do talk nl80211.
You can still enable it (CFG80211_WEXT).
It has been disabled by:
Author: Johannes Berg <johannes.berg@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri Nov 28 12:14:06 2014 +0100
cfg80211: make WEXT compatibility unselectable