Re: iwlwifi-driver card doesn't work with 3.19-rc2+
From: Jiri Kosina
Date: Tue Dec 30 2014 - 15:41:50 EST
On Tue, 30 Dec 2014, Grumbach, Emmanuel wrote:
> You should also have the iw tool which will provide all you need
> using the nl80211 interface which is now the preferred interface.
There indeed is an iw tool.
The thing is really as simple as -- userspace which is calling other
wireless-utils directly (such as, but absolutely not limited to, wicd),
will completely stop working after commit 24a0aa212e.
I am still convinced that 24a0aa212e needs to be reverted, and compat
layer maintained for *much* longer than 2 years.
If wireless maintainers think otherwise, I'll send a revert request to
Linus for consideration.
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