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Re: Fedora 8 on laptop lenovo T61P

On Thu, 2008-01-10 at 07:43 +0100, Francois wrote:
> On mercredi 9 janvier 2008, John Summerfield wrote:
> > >> What kind of wireless card?
> > >>
> > >> Silly thing to check: Is the switch on the front lip of the case set
> > >> to "on"?
> > >
> > > It isn't silly, it's bitten me once and now i always check there first
> > > when someone says "my wireless isn't working?" , especially if they say
> > > it was working the day before. The BIOS is another place to check,
> > > sometimes the ethernet\wireless can be turned on or off there...
> >
> > I have had the wireless off, on my Acer, and refusing to be turned on
> > until I booted Windows.
> >
> > I suggest Francois uses google for combinations of Linux and Intel 4965;
> > I barely know one Intel Wireless card from another, but I have seen
> > quite a few questions about Intel Wireless.
> Finally, I have my wireless stuff that works. But it works, only if I run 
> knetworkmanager. If I stop it, it doesn't work. The led that shows that the 
> wifi function is running doesn't work, but I don't care.
> The pb I have is that knetworkmanager doesn't take care of the IP address I 
> wrote in the ifcfg-wlan0 file. It takes an IP from my dhcp router, but my 
> laptop has a fixed ip, It is configurated that way, it is not supposed to 
> take an IP from my dhcp router.
> Another pb, is that I'm disconnected from the network after 8 or 10 minutes. 
> I have to stop my connection from the icon on my desktop and to connect 
> again to the wireless network. Something is broken somewhere. I didn't have 
> such problems before running my old laptop and F7.
> The pb I reported about NFS not working was because of that. My system is 
> configurated with fixed IP, but now, that knetworkmanager still wants not 
> to take care of what is configurated, and take another ip address.
> Francois

You might want to take these issues to the
networkmanager-list gnome org 

                Matthew Saltzman

Clemson University Math Sciences
mjs AT clemson DOT edu

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