But with iwconfig and ifconfig -a nothing shows up and the wlan does not work. In my 15 years of linux experience, I have never seen any single distro follow Microsoft down the slippery slope of poor prioritisation as closely as Ubuntu has. Here is a thread about Ubuntu on the Shift: I focus my development efforts on Debian and Maemo and shortly depending on how things pan out, Meego as far as linux goes and for the upper end stuff OpenSolaris. I have a hunch this problem may be due to the fact that SDIO cards can be multi-function, but that’s just a guess.
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The fact that these mravell work with OLPC is very encouraging, not sure if the firmware alone will be sufficient or if you will need to read the third link and compile a kernel. Marvell sd8xxx drivers are not loaded since they are not built.
Marvel 88W8686 SDIO WiFi Integration
You’ll note however that there’s another node that has parent equal to the net. You can monitor the access point using. Post as a guest Name. This page was last edited on 1 Septemberat With the price dropping, I usually purchase a new wireless.
Ubuntu Manpage: msk — Marvell/SysKonnect Yukon II Gigabit Ethernet adapter driver
If the issue remains, click on the current status under the Se8686 column and change the status back to “New”.
Tony Espy awe wrote on dd8686 By the way, the kernel and LUM involved are the latest on the abi branches of these git trees:. Regrets, Paul Jeremy Foshee wrote: If that is the case, Isn’t it possible to add the modules without adding the firmware, and provide a link to the users to download the firmware?
Comment on this change optional. So it IS still an issue, and it probably won’t be fixed until they come out with another ubuntu distribution with a new goofy animal name. So, from all the evidence, if the top-level sysfs directory.
I have an raon everun note with the same sdio stack and wireless “card” and intrepid ibex with the 2.
I have the Sharp Zaurus project of under my belt of experience but today’s linux world is full of programmers who don’t seem to really grasp what the OpenSource movement is really about. Email Required, but never shown. Jeremy, To be honest, I have given up on Ubuntu and moved back to core Debian because of the direction things seemed to be going in long ago, and have actually gone with the Ubuntu development.
To properly fix this bug, please add the Marvell modules to the debian config file and recompile the binary package.
Bug # “missing marvell sd8xxx driver” : Bugs : linux-ubuntu-modules package : Ubuntu
Other bug subscribers Subscribe someone else. Marvepl Kucheria amitk wrote on To be honest, I have given up on Ubuntu and moved back to core Debian because of the direction things seemed to be going in long ago, and have actually gone with the Ubuntu development.
You need to log in to change this bug’s status. Amit Kucheria amitk marvvell You will have to decide it it is easier to get that wireless card up and working or purchase an alternate card. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. These ‘nu-devs’ have too much say in the direction the community is going in and not enough understanding of where GNU and then Linux came from.
At any rate, I have no experience with your card, but to get it working you will likely need to download the firmware and build a custom kernel. This is driving me to hell. Please let us know immediately if this newer 2.