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Re: Some wireless questions.



On Fri, 2006-03-03 at 11:55 +0000, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> Dan wrote:
> 
> >>I think NetworkManager (NM), which is part of the Fedora distribution,
> >>is meant to do more or less what you ask.
> >>
> >>Unfortunately I have been unable to get it to work with my Orinoco Gold
> >>card but you may well be more fortunate.
> >>  
> >>
> > If you can get your card to work with network, NetworkManager will work
> > fine, as it uses the same settings as a base.
> 
> Sadly, that is not true -
> or was not, when I tried NM quite extensively a couple of months ago.
> It is possible it is working now,
> as there is very active development of NM
> (I subscribe to the NM mailing list)
> and patches seem to be added literally daily.
> 
> My suspicion is that NM tried to change the mode
> of my Orinoco Gold card in some way that disabled the card
> until I re-booted.
> 
> But what exactly do you mean by "the same settings as a base"?
> 
> I might say that I asked the following question on the NM mailing list
> last week, but haven't had any response.
> If anyone here can answer my query I should be very grateful.
> ------------------------------------
> Is anyone successfully running NetworkManager
> with an Orinoco Gold or Silver Classic PCMCIA card,
> particularly such a card in a PCI or USB adaptor?
> 
> I tried a while ago, and lost all WiFi connection.
> However, it is more than likely the fault was on my side,
> and I'd like to try again if someone has it working.
> ------------------------------------
> 

It worked great for a while, but now does not.  I don't have time to
create a bugzilla ticket.

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> Timothy Murphy  
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