bcm43xx_mac80211 (was Re: Announcing Fedora 7 Test 4 (6.93))

John W. Linville linville at redhat.com
Mon May 7 16:49:13 UTC 2007

On Mon, May 07, 2007 at 06:07:48PM +0200, Martin Sourada wrote:
> Some new info...
> Still playing with the new driver (bcm43xx_mac80211) I discovered
> 1. ifconfig -a lists among other devices wlan0, however ifup cannot use it 
> (complains about missing configuration)

OK, I missed the point of you complaining about "eth1" missing... :-)

> 2. after I tried creating new wireless network with NetworkManager it 
> stayed connected to wired network, however it detected some wireless 
> networks here. So it seems the wifi is working, the wifi driver as well, 
> only configuration for ifup is missing. Why? Is it some new "feature" or is 
> it just a bug?

Did you setup wlan0 w/ system-config-network?  If not, ifup'ing it
won't help.

John W. Linville
linville at redhat.com

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