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Re: Wireless ipw2200 in FC6



On Tue, 2007-01-09 at 09:55 -0500, Lane Brooks wrote:
> I have FC5 and FC6 installed on my laptop.  It has an Intel 2915AB 
> wireless card.  I am completely up-to-date on both FC5 and FC6.  The 
> wireless works great on FC5.  In FC6, however, it has problems.  Most of 
> the time it does not see all of the networks.  If I restart the ipw2200 
> driver with a rmmod/modprobe, sometimes that helps and it will find all 
> the SSIDs.  When I do get it to connect to the network I want, it is 
> extremely flakey, drops the connection all the time, and has very poor 
> bandwidth.  Once again, this is not the case with FC5.  FC5 works great. 
>     I use Network Manager to manage my wireless connections on both FC5 
> and FC6.
> 
> Are there any known significant differences between FC6 and FC5 in this 
> regard?  Any insight as to whether this is due to differences in the 
> kernel, wireless tools, firmware, Network Manager, etc. would be useful.
> 
> Thanks,
> Lane Brooks
> 
Lane,

I have an hp labtop with ipw2200 running FC5 and have never been able to
get the wireless to work.  I would be interesting in knowing how you
were able to turn on ipw2200 for FC5

Greg


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