[maemo-developers] WLAN Question

From: Daniel Stone daniel.stone at nokia.com
Date: Wed Mar 7 19:18:58 EET 2007
On Wed, Mar 07, 2007 at 12:10:08PM -0500, ext Michael Matalon wrote:
> Ok.. I have compiled a simple program to read RSSI now and it works using
> the new driver that was inserted. Here is a new issue that I am expericeing:
> Everytime I reboot, the n800 reverts to the old driver that doesn't contain
> the Prism headers. Does anyone know why this happens? Can't seem to figure
> out why it would revert to the old driver. Every time I reboot I have to run
> the following commands again:
> *move compiled cx3110.ko file to device and rmmod old driver*
> rmmod /mnt/initfs/lib/modules/2.6.18-omap1/cx3110x.ko
> *install your driver:*
> insmod /whereeveryourdriveris/cx3110x.ko
> chroot /mnt/initfs /usr/bin/wlan-cal
> Am I doing something that doesn't stay permanent?

Yes, you're inserting a module.  Modules aren't permanent, by their very
definition: they're out of the kernel.  You can move it over the
cx3110x.ko in the initfs if you want it to stay permanent.  The kernel
can't guess where your new one might be.
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