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Re: Atheros AR9285 wireless & F15

From: Richard Shaw <hobbes1069_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Oct 12 2011 - 14:03:42 GMT
To: Community support for Fedora users <users@lists.fedoraproject.org>

On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 8:55 AM, Greg Woods <woods@ucar.edu> wrote:
> On Mon, 2011-10-10 at 22:06 +0100, Pedro Francisco wrote:
>> Have you reported your behaviour in a bug report?
> I haven't, and it looks like a good thing that I didn't, because it
> would appear that I really have no idea what was going on. I thought it
> was loading a driver for a different wireless chip, but you're saying
> that the acer_wmi module is supposed to load in addition to the wireless
> chip driver module, but it has a bug?

Yes, as best as I can tell[1] it should load in addition to the
wireless driver (on an Acer laptop). Apparently these are really ACPI
drivers that are used to do the software enable/disable of wireless
cards and probably other hardware devices.


[1] http://code.google.com/p/aceracpi/
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