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Date:	Mon, 05 Mar 2007 12:20:51 +0100
From:	Johannes Berg <>
To:	Greg KH <>
Cc:	Matt Mackall <>,,,,,
	linux-wireless <>,
Subject: Re: Recent wireless breakage (ipw2200, iwconfig, NetworkManager)

On Sun, 2007-03-04 at 17:17 -0800, Greg KH wrote:

> > > This is due to the recent sysfs restructuring I think. IIRC the fix is
> > > to upgrade hal to a current git version.
> > 
> > If that's the cause, the fix is to back out whatever was done to break
> > userspace. Breaking userspace is not ok. Upgrading from 2.6.x to
> > 2.6.x+1 should not entail replacing substantial parts of userspace,
> I should not have broken any userspace if CONFIG_SYSFS_DEPRECATED is
> enabled with that patch.  If that is enabled, and that patch still
> causes problems, please let me know.

Yeah, sorry for not mentioning that in my original email and the
discussion it stirred.


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