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Old 06-24-2008, 01:38 PM   #1
maik_wazowski
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Exclamation iwl3945 HARDWARE GONE


hi, im a really newbie in slack and also typing some text in English, i'm from mexico so previously sorry for the wrong grammar.

the matter is that I install the new realease of Salckware (12.1)
and when the module iwl3945 start it give a message like
iwl3945: HARDWARE GONE? INT=0000000000000000000000000000000ffffffffffff
(a lot of zeros and f's) i dont know what to do, remove the module change it to ipw3945 re-install (also tried too) please i need some help

Thanks
 
Old 06-26-2008, 08:23 AM   #2
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For Slackware 12.1, the iwl3945 should work straight off the install. Both the driver and firmware are installed as part of the normal process. So we should probably start investigating some of what might be going on:

1) Is the wireless card actually on? I know a lot of laptops have a key combination to turn the card on and off. You might try toggling it to see if that works.

2) If you remove then re-insert the module, it might work:
modprobe -r iwl3945
modprobe iwl3945

3) If neither of those work, please post the actual error message you're seeing, it might help us.
 
Old 06-27-2008, 11:23 AM   #3
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nothing happens

I tried the firts solution and nothing happens it only send me a messge of a key presses:
Code:
atkbd.c: Unknown key released (translated set 2, code 0x91 on isa0060/serio0).
atkbd.c: Use 'setkeycodes e011 <keycode>' to make it known.
so i tried the second option and this is the error message:

Code:
iwl3945: HARDWARE GONE?? INTA == 0x000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000ffffffff


iwl3945: HARDWARE GONE?? INTA == 0x000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000ffffffff
iwl3945: HARDWARE GONE?? INTA == 0x000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000ffffffff
// here i removed and reinsert the module iwl3945
// and type dmesg
ACPI: PCI interrupt for device 0000:0b:00.0 disabled
iwl3945: Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945ABG/BG Network Connection driver for Linux, 1.1.17ks
iwl3945: Copyright(c) 2003-2007 Intel Corporation
ACPI: PCI Interrupt 0000:0b:00.0[A] -> GSI 17 (level, low) -> IRQ 17
PCI: Setting latency timer of device 0000:0b:00.0 to 64
iwl3945: Detected Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection
iwl3945: MAC is in deep sleep!
iwl3945: Unable to int nic
iwl3945: HARDWARE GONE?? INTA == 0x000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000ffffffff
iwl3945: HARDWARE GONE?? INTA == 0x000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000ffffffff
iwl3945: HARDWARE GONE?? INTA == 0x000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000ffffffff
iwl3945: HARDWARE GONE?? INTA == 0x000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000ffffffff
iwl3945: HARDWARE GONE?? INTA == 0x000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000ffffffff
iwl3945: HARDWARE GONE?? INTA == 0x000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000ffffffff
iwl3945: HARDWARE GONE?? INTA == 0x000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000ffffffff
ddoes it have to do with the firmware of something like that????
 
Old 06-27-2008, 11:53 AM   #4
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I'd wait for someone more linux literate, but as of now I've found a solution for a similar problem on Ubuntu Hardy -> Dell XPS M1530 wireless problems

Last edited by kuser:); 06-27-2008 at 11:57 AM.
 
Old 06-27-2008, 12:34 PM   #5
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I've done some Googling and the thread kuser links to is the only one that gives any practical advice. Can I ask what kind of laptop you have because this bug seems to be overwhelmingly affecting certain Dells.
 
Old 06-27-2008, 04:08 PM   #6
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in deed i have a Dell XPS m1530 with a Inel PRO/Wireless 3945 abg
 
  


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