[driverloader] Connection drops and instability on DLink G520
obsidian at panix.com
Tue Nov 30 20:23:11 EST 2004
This problem is 100% consistent and repeatable across not just two, but
four quite different PC's, from a 500 Mhz PIII, Athlon XP 2100, 2600,
and Athlon64 3500. Also across most of the 2.6 kernel revisions,
including 2.6.9 (vanilla).
On Tue, 2004-11-30 at 17:37 +0000, Linuxant support (Jonathan) wrote:
> DriverLoader 2.00 introduced improved support for all the supported
> chipsets and for most systems with strange problems like you described
> were fixed in this release.
> It is possible that the Linux kernel do not perfectly handle your
> hardware and this is why you experiences problems with DriverLoader.
> Please try to use the wireless card in another machine to see if there
> is a difference.
> Technical specialist / Linuxant
> support at linuxant.com
> David Wood wrote:
> > Hi. I bought driverloader back in the spring to use with a G520 card.
> > The connection would always drop and it was never stable (lots of kernel
> > oopses).
> > We tried a number of things at the time to fix it; different drivers,
> > settings, and so forth. Nothing worked. I basically gave up. Fortunately
> > my need for the card to work was not serious.
> > Now it is. And I am disappointed to see that although there is a big
> > version number jump, all the problems are still there, just as they were.
> > What is left to try? DLink has not released any new drivers, and we
> > never had much luck with drivers from other vendors; most wouldn't load
> > at all, and the few that did all had the same problem.
> > If I send you a revB G520 card, will you try and see if you can get it
> > working yourselves?
> > Regards,
> > David
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