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Re: Trouble installing Linksys WMP54G wireless PCI adapter Fedora 8



On Fri, 2008-01-04 at 06:37 -0800, Mick M. wrote:
> --- Mike <mike cloaked gmail com> wrote:
> 
> > Mick M. <off_by_1 <at> yahoo.com> writes:
> > 
> > > My results are EXACTLY the same as yours, word for word.
> > > My card is an Edimax EW-7218G.
> > 
> > It is not clear from these posts whether you are using the rt2x00
> > driver
> > supported in the F8 kernel or not?
> > 
> 
> 
> Hi Mike;
>  yes it uses the rt2xoo moduke, this is a new clean FC8 install.
> Here is some more info:
> lspci -v
> 01:07.0 Network controller: RaLink RT2561/RT61 802.11g PCI
>         Subsystem: RaLink Unknown device 2561
>         Flags: bus master, slow devsel, latency 32, IRQ 20
>         Memory at e7000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=32K]
>         Capabilities: [40] Power Management version 2
> 
> 
> iwconfig
> wlan0     IEEE 802.11g  ESSID:""
>           Mode:Managed  Channel:0  Access Point: Not-Associated
>           Tx-Power=0 dBm
>           Retry min limit:7   RTS thr:off   Fragment thr=2352 B
>           Encryption key:off
>           Link Quality:0  Signal level:0  Noise level:0
>           Rx invalid nwid:0  Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
>           Tx excessive retries:0  Invalid misc:0   Missed beacon:0
> 
> 
> lsmod | grep rt
> rt61pci                24641  0
> rt2x00pci              11201  1 rt61pci
> rt2x00lib              20929  2 rt61pci,rt2x00pci
> rfkill                  9297  1 rt2x00lib
> input_polldev           7369  1 rt2x00lib
> mac80211              115789  2 rt2x00pci,rt2x00lib
> parport_pc             26981  0
> parport                32393  1 parport_pc
> gameport               14665  2 ns558
> eeprom_93cx6            6081  1 rt61pci
> crc_itu_t               6081  2 rt2x00lib,firewire_core
> 
> 
> iwlist wlan0 scan
> wlan0     Scan completed :
>           Cell 01 - Address: 00:1D:7E:2F:9A:28
>                     ESSID:"Fedora"
>                     Mode:Master
>                     Channel:6
>                     Frequency:2.437 GHz (Channel 6)
>                     Quality=49/100  Signal level=-62 dBm
>                     Encryption key:on
>                     Bit Rates:1 Mb/s; 2 Mb/s; 5.5 Mb/s; 11 Mb/s; 18
> Mb/s
>                               24 Mb/s; 36 Mb/s; 54 Mb/s; 6 Mb/s; 9 Mb/s
>                               12 Mb/s; 48 Mb/s
>                     Extra:tsf=0000006620119099
> 
> cat /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-wlan0
> # RaLink RT2561/RT61 802.11g PCI
> DEVICE=wlan0
> BOOTPROTO=dhcp
> ONBOOT=yes
> HWADDR=00:0e:2e:e5:28:f9
> NETMASK=
> DHCP_HOSTNAME=
> IPADDR=
> DOMAIN=
> TYPE=Wireless
> USERCTL=yes
> IPV6INIT=no
> PEERDNS=yes
> ESSID=Fedora
> CHANNEL=1
> MODE=Managed
> RATE=Auto
> 
> I tried to find man or info on wpa_supplicant, no data.
> 
> cat /etc/sysconfig/wpa_supplicant
> INTERFACES=""
> DRIVERS=""
> 
> I don't know what to put in there.
> 
> > I have previously posted my web page on this forum explaining the
> > details
> > of the setup.
> > 
> 
> I searched the archive and found a bunch from you in Dec.
> No web page info though.
> 
> Thanks 
>   Mick M.
> 
> Death before Decaf!!!
> 
Have you tried using networkmanager? It will bring up a panel from which
to choose WPA options. Of course it helps to know what options you need
to use which depends on how the network is using WPA. My method is to
try all the options until it works.

Rick B.


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