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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 
> kernel.
> 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:
> 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
-> http://wiki.debian.org/DebianKernel

best regards


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