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Re: NetworkManager, Wireless and Fedora FC4



On Fri, 2005-06-24 at 06:44 -0700, Craig White wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-06-24 at 08:38 -0500, Preston Kutzner wrote:
> 
> > 
> > I'm having problems getting NetworkManager to work correctly on my
> > ThinkPad T30, with the built-in wireless (Prism 2.5 chipset).  By
> > default Fedora uses the orinoco drivers, which do work, and I can get my
> > wireless card working, but I have to activate it manually every time
> > through the 'Network' panel..  I've got the latest version (cvs packages
> > mentioned in the clemson walk-through) installed, but I can't get it to
> > find any networks around it.  Anybody know of any tricks to get this
> > working with my card?
> ----
> one of the problems with laptops and pcmcia cards is that the network
> services load before the pcmcia service and though it is counter-
> intuitive, ONBOOT = YES makes it not work and ONBOOT = NO makes it work
> automatically at startup. I would speculate that the reason is that when
> the pcmcia service starts, if it detects the network device as already
> working, it won't bother with initializing it.

Unfortunately for me, this is a pci card, and not a pcmcia. :-/  I'm
trying to get the built-in wireless working.  Well, it's working and
all, just not with NetworkManager (nm-app).
-- 
Preston Kutzner | Network Administrator

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