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Re: I can get online :)


On Thu, 06 Sep 2007, daniel baker wrote:

> Ok I updated my system and Im now running.2.6.18-5-686 which for some 
> reason does not load the ipw3945 module on start up. nor can i invoke it 
> with modprobe. i tried reinstalling but this does not solve the problem.

the -5- in 2.6.18-5-686
means this is a different ABI version, which means for you, you have to
recompile your module against this new kernel.

run the module-assistant to build and install the module, and it will work
fine again.

> I can use the lilo boot menu to boot the "old linux" 2.6.18-4-686 and use 
> the method outline in the above post to get online. after the marthon long 
> effort to get online im happy with this for the time being. I need a rest 
> and I reckon so do  those around me who have put in a tremendous effort in 
> getting me online.

Florian Reitmeir

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