I always need a miracle to connect with iwlwifi

Felipe Contreras felipe.contreras
Fri Nov 8 00:35:36 PST 2013

On Sat, Nov 2, 2013 at 2:05 PM, Krishna Chaitanya
<chaitanya.mgit at gmail.com> wrote:

> Also one more thing you said N900 uses mac80211 and it has no issues, but as
> its a embedded device it might running an older kernel where the
> handling might be
> different, so we need to try with the same kernel you are facing an
> issue with the
> a driver which advertises IEEE80211_HW_NEED_DTIM_BEFORE_ASSOC.

Yes it was running an older kernel, but I just compiled v3.12 and ran
it on the N900, and still everything works fine.

> (or) if you a have a compilation environment try commenting the advertisement of
> IEEE80211_HW_NEED_DTIM_BEFORE_ASSOC in the iwlwifi DVM driver and
> try to reproduce the issue.

After commenting that flag everything works fine :)

What are the next steps?

Felipe Contreras

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