Comment 25 for bug 121415

Emiliano Parasassi (millallo) wrote :

I've a similar problem with my Toshiba A100-155:
Test case:
- boot with killswitch=on (wireless=off) and lan connected
- lsmod returns the module loaded but not used
- no process running called /sbin/ipw3945d-2.6.22-12-generic
- nm-applet says nothing about wireless

[ 3.544000] ipw3945: Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945 Network Connection driver for Linux, 1.2.2mp.ubuntu1
[ 3.544000] ipw3945: Copyright(c) 2003-2006 Intel Corporation
[ 5.192000] ipw3945: Detected Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection
[ 5.192000] ipw3945: ipw3945.ucode load failed: Reason -2
[ 5.192000] ipw3945: Could not read microcode: -2
[ 5.192000] ipw3945: probe of 0000:05:00.0 failed with error -2

If i rmmod and modprobe manually everything goes fine...

[ 620.808000] ipw3945: Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945 Network Connection driver for Linux, 1.2.2mp.ubuntu1
[ 620.808000] ipw3945: Copyright(c) 2003-2006 Intel Corporation
[ 620.808000] ipw3945: Detected Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection
[ 622.680000] ipw3945: Detected geography ABG (13 802.11bg channels, 23 802.11a channels)
[ 870.016000] ipw3945: Radio Frequency Kill Switch is On:
[ 907.896000] ipw3945: Detected geography ABG (13 802.11bg channels, 23 802.11a channels)