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

John W. Linville linville at redhat.com
Mon May 7 17:22:05 UTC 2007

On Mon, May 07, 2007 at 06:55:11PM +0200, Martin Sourada wrote:
> John W. Linville wrote:
> >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
> Hm... when I try to add new device in system-config-network I can choose 
> only eth* (though I can write there wlan0 manually), but I don't know which 
> adapter to choose, because mine does not seems to be listed there... I 
> think it should be detected and set automatically like in previous versions 
> of fedora.

Hmmm...my wlan0 shows-up there automatically...Bill?

John W. Linville
linville at redhat.com

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