[CentOS] Keep lossing wireless - ipw3945

Wed Jul 15 19:43:14 UTC 2009
Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com>

On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 12:25 PM, Robert Moskowitz<rgm at htt-consult.com> wrote:
> Sunday I updated my kernel to 128.1.16 (I had to reboot so it was time
> to update).  No problems with wireless in my home.
> Monday I started traveling to IEEE 802 plenary, and I have lost my
> wireless numerous times needing to reboot.

> DKMS: uninstall Completed.
> Uninstalling: ipw3945 1.2.1-1.nodist.rf (2.6.18-128.1.6.el5) (i686)
> Error! The module ipw3945 1.2.1-1.nodist.rf is not currently installed.
> This module is not currently ACTIVE for kernel 2.6.18-128.1.6.el5 (i686).
>  Cleanup        : kernel                                            [6/6]
> Removed: kernel.i686 0:2.6.18-128.1.6.el5 kernel-devel.i686
> 0:2.6.18-128.1.6.el5
> Installed: kernel.i686 0:2.6.18-128.1.16.el5 kernel-devel.i686
> 0:2.6.18-128.1.16.el5
> Updated: kernel-headers.i386 0:2.6.18-128.1.16.el5
> Complete!
> But despite that unistalling ipw3945 message, wireless worked, or it seemed.

ipw3945 has been deprecated.  You want to use iwl3945 instead.  Please
follow the instructions on this CentOS wiki: