Network device names eth0 , wlan0 , etc. Most information about the driver module can be obtained by modinfo iwlwifi:. To get the latest version for newer kernels, please use the firmware git tree instead. This tree is ideal for bisecting. These scenarios have been tested thoroughly on and up, less so on earlier devices. In order to function correctly the driver requires this to be enabled in your kernel.

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Some common sources of platform noise might be: Retrieved from ” https: After changes on kernel configuration do not forget to rebuild the kernel.

To make it work some kernel configuration is needed. This is why some people may face issues with devices that are handled by iwldvm. After a reboot with ial4965 new kernel or after loading the modules, the device can be checked for availability by using following methods:.

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Except where otherwise noted, content on this wiki is licensed under the following license: Interference may come from another Wi-Fi device, or from many other non Wi-Fi devices e.


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The driver supports There are four repositories that we maintain: For bug reports and debuggingplease see the page dedicated to that. Activate at least cfg and mac Having Wi-Fi and Bluetooth uwl4965 at the same time is a challenge.

The fact that one of these options helped doesn’t prove that the issue being troubleshooted is ‘platform noise’, but it may be an indication.

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This means that the bleeding edge of the backport tree will run against decently recent kernel usually against Iw,4965 tree. The commit that disabled power management is here.

Wi-Fi heavily relies on radio frequencies, and those are subject to interference. Network device names eth0wlan0etc. See the section When using built-in configuration.

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The following devices are supported since kernel version: We have a release cycle intsl on the backport tree. Our policy is to close bugs that have been pending for input for more than two weeks. Minstrel and its Also note that using 40MHz and not 20MHz channel bandwidth will increase the probability to suffer from platform noise since more frequencies might impact the Wi-Fi performance.


This tree is ideal for bisecting. To obtain the device name and verify that the wireless card is detected, execute the following ip command:.

Most information about the driver module can be obtained by modinfo iwlwifi:.

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When you configure the kernel, you can find this option in the following location:. Additional firmware for the individual device is needed as listed in this table. The revision number of a D device is 0x, if you see any other number, you have a device.

You may see firmware crashes in case you didn’t set that module parameter. Please keep that in mind. This kind of interference might happen on 2.

For older chips, there are other drivers: These scenarios have been tested thoroughly on and up, less so on earlier devices.