Vostro 1400 Wireless Problems (ipw3945)

A problem with Debian and Ubuntu (and possibly other distros) is that the ipw3945 module fails after a large amount of activity.

The solution is very simple, but it took a lot of work to find it.

Edit /etc/modules and put the following in there


Edit /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist and add

blacklist ipw3945

That’ll do it. The iwl3945 module performs just as well on sftp transfers, and I havn’t noticed any problems with it.

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