wireless LAN

Chris Kloiber ckloiber at ckloiber.com
Thu Jun 10 06:09:25 UTC 2004

On Thu, 2004-06-10 at 12:42, matt warner wrote:
> i'm using a compaq presario 2500 laptop with a built-in wireless
> network card, and i'm having problems getting it to work using FC.  it
> gives me this error at startup:
> Bringing up interface eth0:
> Determining IP information for eth0...failed, no link present.  Check
> cable?
> i would check the cables, but there are none to check, since it is a
> wireless LAN.  i really like using FC2, and would rather not switchto
> another distro if i don't have to.
> thanks to anyone who can help.
> matt warner

eth0 is probably your wired ethernet port. Check lspci and tell us what
wireless card you have installed, or better yet find that information
out yourself and try some googling. "The answer is out there..."

Chris Kloiber

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