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Re: Wireless ipw2200 in FC6



El Lunes, 29 de Enero de 2007 00:02, Aaron Konstam escribió:
> On Sun, 2007-01-28 at 11:27 -0600, Gregory P. Ennis wrote:
> > 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
>
> Install ipw2200-firmware rpm
> Stop network from running and run NewworkManager and
> NetworkManagerDispatcher using chkconfig. All at boot.
>
> A program called nm-applet will run automatically when you log in and
> place its icon in the upper right side of the upper panel.
> Click on that icon and choose your wireless connection form the list.
> At that point you will be able to enter a WEP key if you want to and add
> a security passwd for accessing the access point.
>
> If you have problems with this ask.


Apart from what Aaron said, I also was required to install ieee80211 modules 
for my kernel.
Hope this helps

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