Re: wifi on Motorola Droid 4 in 5.3-rc2
From: Kalle Valo
Date: Sun Aug 18 2019 - 10:06:14 EST
Pavel Machek <pavel@xxxxxx> writes:
> On Sun 2019-08-18 12:53:01, Michael Nazzareno Trimarchi wrote:
>> On Sun, Aug 18, 2019 at 12:46 PM Pavel Machek <pavel@xxxxxx> wrote:
>> > Hi!
>> > First, I guess I should mention that this is first time I'm attempting
>> > to get wifi going on D4.
>> > I'm getting this:
>> > user@devuan:~/g/ofono$ sudo ifconfig wlan0 down
>> > user@devuan:~/g/ofono$ sudo ifconfig wlan0 up
>> > user@devuan:~/g/ofono$ sudo iwlist wlan0 scan
>> > wlan0 Interface doesn't support scanning.
>> Try to use iw command. iwlist use an obsolete interface that you need
>> to activate in kernel for back compatibility with old command. Can be
>> your problem?
> Let me see ... CONFIG_CFG80211_WEXT was not set.
> Tried enabling it, and now I got. I remember getting it before,
> too... let me try few more boots, perhaps it is random.
>From developers' point of view WEXT is ancient and untested, everybody
should switch to nl80211. So I strongly using iw (which uses nl80211).
Of course this nothing to do with the wlcore warning you saw, just
wanted to make you aware the state of wireless extensions.