wireless LAN

Clifford Snow glass-art at comcast.net
Thu Jun 10 05:21:03 UTC 2004

On Wed, 2004-06-09 at 21:42, 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.

According to what I've read, the compaq presario 2500 has a built in
ethernet 10/100 port which I assume is mapped to eth0 while your wifi is
eth1.  If that is correct and if don't use a wired ethernet connection,
disable it by going to System Settings -> Network and uncheck eth0.  
Clifford Snow
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