This is a discussion on SOLVED! Re: Mandriva 2008.1 broke my wireless - Hardware ; Kevin the Drummer wrote: > I've used my Compaq Armada E500 laptop with Mandriva since > 2007.0. My Cisco wireless card has always worked without any > issue using a Linux driver. I think it uses the airo_cs module, > ...
Kevin the Drummer
> I've used my Compaq Armada E500 laptop with Mandriva since
> 2007.0. My Cisco wireless card has always worked without any
> issue using a Linux driver. I think it uses the airo_cs module,
> but it's hard for me to tell without reinstalling 2008.0.
> When I boot 2008.1 there's a long (a few minutes) pause after I
> see the following boot-up message (without the line breaks):
> Starting udev: modprobe: WARNING Error inserting padlock_aes
> No such device
> Before that message the power and traffic lights on the
> card flash. After that message those lights never light
> again. Needless to say, networking doesn't work. If I remove
> the wireless card, then the above error doesn't occur, and the
> machine boots up without pausing.
I found my answer. The clue was here:
I created a file called /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-aironet and in
it I put the lines:
After that I no longer get long delays when booting at the
"starting udev" step. My Cisco wireless card works again.
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