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Re: Status of IPW3945 (Was: IPW3945)

On Sunday 12 November 2006 23:15, Evgeni Golov wrote:
> On Sun, 12 Nov 2006 11:42:17 +0100 Loïc Minier wrote:
> >  - public packages for the driver may be found on personal web sites
> > of various people, I've found Joachim Reichel, Russel Stuart, and
> > Stefan Lippers-Hollmann to be providing such packages; I could update
> > the more recent version based on a packaging mostly by Kel Modderman
> > to the latest upstream version for my local needs, and it works like a
> >    charm, especially with the patches Kel has been adding recently;
> >    Daniel Baumann ITPed this driver, and Kel requested comments on his
> >    packages on the debian-mentors@ list
> >  - daemon is also available publicly from Joachim Reichel's site;
> > Jurij Smakov ITPed the daemon, and started separate packaging efforts
> > which he offered for comments as well recently; I've tested the
> > packages of Jurij, and they work nicely (except for a point I believe
> > is being addressed)
> These two are also packaged in Kanotix [1][2] (ucode is too, but it's
> just one file...). In my eyes the packages are done well and are working
> flavously on my Thinkpad. Could someone compare them to the packages
> listed above?


The -ucode package is already provided by firmware-ipw3945, thus a non-issue. 
The module source package from Kanotix is the one mentioned by Loic. Further 
info at [1].

Thanks, Kel.

[1] http://lists.debian.org/debian-mentors/2006/11/msg00156.html

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