Re: wireless not working after upgrade



I have this on kern.log

Sep 20 20:07:46 wheejy kernel: [ 6.734160] iwl3945: Intel(R)
PRO/Wireless 3945ABG/BG Network Connection driver for Linux, in-tree:s
Sep 20 20:07:46 wheejy kernel: [ 6.734164] iwl3945: Copyright(c)
2003-2011 Intel Corporation
Sep 20 20:07:46 wheejy kernel: [ 6.734240] iwl3945 0000:0c:00.0: PCI
INT A -> GSI 17 (level, low) -> IRQ 17
Sep 20 20:07:46 wheejy kernel: [ 6.734273] iwl3945 0000:0c:00.0:
setting latency timer to 64
Sep 20 20:07:46 wheejy kernel: [ 6.748103] iwl3945 0000:0c:00.0: bad
EEPROM signature,EEPROM_GP=0x00000000
Sep 20 20:07:46 wheejy kernel: [ 6.748285] iwl3945 0000:0c:00.0:
EEPROM not found, EEPROM_GP=0x10000000
Sep 20 20:07:46 wheejy kernel: [ 6.748499] iwl3945 0000:0c:00.0:
Unable to init EEPROM
Sep 20 20:07:46 wheejy kernel: [ 6.748670] iwl3945 0000:0c:00.0: PCI
INT A disabled
Sep 20 20:07:46 wheejy kernel: [ 6.751848] iwl3945: probe of
0000:0c:00.0 failed with error -2

any ideias ? could I just downgrade the firmware package ? how could I
achieve this ?

many thanks
Joao


On Tue, 2011-09-20 at 19:27 +0100, Joao Ferreira Gmail wrote:
hello all,

I've just upgraded to the latest software packages. Wireless stopped
working.

details:

jmf@wheejy:~$ lsb_release -a
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Debian
Description: Debian GNU/Linux testing (wheezy)
Release: testing
Codename: wheezy

jmf@wheejy:~$ lspci | grep 3945
0c:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 3945ABG
[Golan] Network Connection (rev 53)

jmf@wheejy:~$ su
Password:
root@wheejy:/home/jmf# modprobe -l | grep iwl
kernel/drivers/net/wireless/iwlwifi/iwlagn.ko
kernel/drivers/net/wireless/iwlegacy/iwl-legacy.ko
kernel/drivers/net/wireless/iwlegacy/iwl4965.ko
kernel/drivers/net/wireless/iwlegacy/iwl3945.ko
root@wheejy:/home/jmf#

hardware is a DELL Latitude D620.

can I fix this somehow ?

thank you

Joao






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