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Re: Configuring Wireless card



I am in the process of getting wireless working with
my Intel Pro/2200 Network Connection - that card is
built-in to my laptop.  I also had to create both the
"hotplug" and "firmware" directories in
"/usr/lib/hotplug/firmware".  Then unpack the firmware
tarball into the "firmware" directory.

Also, join the mailing list (described on the
http://ipw2100.sourceforge.net/ page) for support -
there are knowledgable people there who know about
your card.

My setup isn't quite working yet, but I'm getting
close with the help of people on that mailing list.

Hardy Merrill

--- "Christopher K. Johnson" <ckjohnson gwi net>
wrote:

> Tony Wynn wrote:
> 
> >I have just installed Fedora Core 2 and am trying
> to get my Intel
> >PRO/Wireless 2100 Network Connection mini PCI card
> configured.  I found a
> >site with the driver here:
> http://ipw2100.sourceforge.net/ and followed the
> >instructions.  I built the driver external to the
> kernel and then proceeded
> >to Loading the Firmware.  The instructions say to,
> "place all of these files
> >into the hotplug firmware directory
> >(typically /usr/lib/hotplug/firmware/)."  I don't
> have this directory on my
> >system.  I searched the file system for a hotplug
> directory which included a
> >firmware directory but could not find one.  I
> created this directory, placed
> >the firmware in it and continued with the
> instructions.  When I try to start
> >the card I am told the device does not seem to be
> present.  As far as I can
> >tell, this is the only part of the install that
> went wrong.  Does anyone
> >where I should place the firmware or any ideas
> where I could have erred.
> >Real newbie so I appreciate any help.
> >
> >Thanks,
> >
> >Tony
> >
> >
> >  
> >
>  I have a different card that needed firmware, and I
> can tell you that 
> /usr/lib/hotplug/firmware is the correct directory.
> And you have to create it:
> mkdir -p /usr/lib/hotplug/firmware
> 
> Chris
> 
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