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RE: about WiFi cards



Denny Figuerres said:
[snip]
> If you do a search the changed are posted several places... let me see...
> Here is one sample from a web page:
> Just now I succeeded in using Microsoft's Wireless N/W hardware with
> RedHat
> Linux 8. The hardware I used: 1. Microsoft Wireless Notebook Adapter
> MN-520
> 2. Microsoft Wireless Base Station MN-500
> I added the following to /etc/pcmcia/config :
>
> card "Microsoft Wireless Notebook Adapter MN-520 1.0.3"
> version "Microsoft", "Wireless Notebook Adapter MN-520", "", "1.0.3"
> bind "orinoco_cs"

It's already in the config file for FC2.

[whooper butters pcmcia]$ grep -A3 -i microsoft /etc/pcmcia/config
card "Microsoft Wireless Notebook Adapter MN-520 1.0.3"
  version "Microsoft", "Wireless Notebook Adapter MN-520", "", "1.0.3"
  manfid 0x02d2, 0x0001
  bind "orinoco_cs"

[whooper butters pcmcia]$
[snip]
> It works with 8, not with fedora, I have seen others say this when I was
> searching the only answer I found was to use the linux-wlan-ng packages.
>
> Can anyone shed some light on this??

How about some log files?  /var/log/messages from when you plug it in. 
Maybe an iwconfig?

-- 
William Hooper



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