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Recommended update for wireless-tools

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(Last modified: 06DEC2005)


solutions Recommended update for wireless-tools SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (bd02fed8bf0dc170aec0df073a51cf5b)

Applies to

Package: wireless-tools
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Patch: patch-10724
Release: 20051206
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Install this if you have a machine with Intel PRO/Wireless 2100 that hangs on
boot.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This patch disables the kernel module for Intel PRO/Wireless 2100 cards on
AMD64 platforms, as it may prevent the OS from booting on those systems.

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh wireless-tools.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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