Bug#432555: ipw2200: Unknown parameter `rtap_iface'
On Tue, 10 Jul 2007, Sheridan Hutchinson wrote:
> (Linux R2 2.6.21-2-686 #1 SMP Mon Jun 25 20:53:36 UTC 2007 i686 GNU/Linux)
> This is an interesting one. I'm using lenny on a Thinkpad X40, x86,
> 32-bit, single-core, and have been struggling today to get my ipw2200 to
> work with the new kernel.
> Up until know I've been compiling my kernel from the debian source package,
> previously using 2.6.18. I would compile in support for the ipw2200 in
> xconfig and placed the firmware in /lib/firmware (firmware is v3.0 FWIW).
> This has worked very well for me for a long time.
> Recently I convinced myself of the logic of using the debian stock kernel
> and decided that when 2.6.21 arrived that I would switch to your stock
> I installed linux-image-2.6.21-2-686 and everything apart from the ipw2200
> works. During bootup, dmesg provides this output (and just output) for the
> ipw2200: Unknown parameter `rtap_iface'
thanks for the feedback, easily reproduced on my x41.
fixed by enabling IPW2200_RADIOTAP and IPW2200_PROMISCUOUS in latest
trunk. inbetween before next upload tomorrow's trunk 2.6.22 images
should be fine, please see the apt lines at