Re: New to Fedora, struggling with wireless



Hi,

thanks.. "dmesg | grep ipw2200" has no effect.. Here
is what I did:

[root@localhost ~]# dmesg | grep ipw2200
[root@localhost ~]# dmesg | grep ipw2100
[root@localhost ~]#
[root@localhost ~]#

So, I guess the wireless card is not even detected. I
am sure the wireless card works, because I have dual
boot WindowsXP/Fedora6, and in Windows the wireless
works.

Any suggestion?

Thanks again,

Cecilia

--- Ed Landaveri <ed7tux@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Cecilia,
su - at the command prompt, then run:
dmesg | grep ipw2200
if you get an answer:
ipw2200: Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2200/2915 Network
Driver, 1.1.2kmprq
ipw2200: Copyright(c) 2003-2006 Intel Corporation
ipw2200: Detected Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network
Connection
ipw2200: Detected geography ZZM (11 802.11bg
channels, 0 802.11a channels)
It means that your wireless card got detected. Then
if you have the ipw2100 or ipw2200 download the
firmware from :
http://zod.freshrpms.net/
then still as root run:
rpm -ivh ipw2100-firmware.rpm or rpm -ivh
ipw2200-firmware.rpm
replace iwpw2x00-firmware.rpm for the right name of
the file you downloaded.
Reboot your machine and you'll see that now will
work
regards.


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