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Re: wpc11 wireless with FC 5 doesn't work --

On 5/9/06, Lonni J Friedman <netllama gmail com> wrote:
Welcome to the club.  I've had the same problem with the same wifi
card since upgrading to FC5.  So far no one has had any suggestions.
One thing that I've noticed is that two different modules are claiming
ownership of this card (orinoco_cs and hostap_cs).  In the past only
orinoco_cs owned this card.  I've tried blacklisting modules, and that
didn't help.

One odd thing that does help is leaving the card ejected when booting
up, and if I insert it after the OS has fully booted, then it works

On 5/9/06, Mike Zingale <zingale gmail com> wrote:
> I have a Linksys WPC11 v. 3 wireless card which has worked fine out of
> the box with RH9, FC1-FC4.  I just upgraded to Fedora Core 5, and it
> no longer works.
> In /var/log/messages, I get:
> wifi0: unknown hardware address type 801
> ifconfig shows the wifi0 interface with a HWaddr which is my MAC
> address with a bunch of 00-00-00-00-00 appended to the end of it.
> iwconfig shows both a wifi0 and a wlan0 interface.  I am not sure what
> the wlan0 interface is.  wifi0 is the one that I can control through
> system-config-network.
> Any ideas on how to get this working again?  This hardware has worked
> for years in Linux, so it seems to be a recent Fedora thing.

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I have two of these cards that are version 3, and one would not work until I started using NetworkManager.  It is displayed as wifi01/wlan01 card.  My other computer picked it as eth1 and it is working with out NetworkManager.  Both computers were clean installs on my test systems.  I will let you know if I find out any more on this card.  Both are working for me currently, and both list them self as The Linksys Group, Inc. Instant Wireless Netowrk PC Card ISL37300P RevA
Terry Snyder Jr
Computer Support Specialist
Linux (Red Hat, Fedora Core), Windows, Mac
Fedora Core 5  3 users,  load average: 0.19, 0.30, 0.28
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