[svlug] Fedora 12 wireless hell

Aaron Porter atporter at gmail.com
Thu Apr 29 11:23:09 PDT 2010


On Fri, Apr 23, 2010 at 7:06 AM, David Rosenstrauch <darose at darose.net> wrote:
> The problem I ran into was actually very odd:  if my machine was already
> booted up, and then I unloaded the wl module, and loaded b43, then b43
> would work fine.  But on a fresh boot b43 wouldn't work - network was
> dead.

Does your distro attempt to start wireless from the initrd? Did you
update your initrd after adding your firmware blobs? Just a guess.




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