Re: Thnkpad T42 wireless

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On Sun, 9 Apr 2006, Matthew Saltzman wrote:

My T41 works pretty reliably with the latest kernel, NM, wpa_supplicant, and the 1.1.2 ipw2200 driver described in fc2-ipw2200 article above, except I occasionally need to restart NM after a resume. (I'm not using WPA, though.)
Actually, I have some packages that are still in updates-testing,
in particular NetworkManager-0.6.2-1.fc5 and friends.
The key to getting it set up initially was to get the firmware RPM from
Livna, then delete all network devices in system-config-network, then reboot.
Then you can recreate the wireless interface as wireless. (If you run the
1.1.2 driver, you need firmware version 3.0. I have an RPM that contains it
that I can send on request.)
The other important thing is to get initscripts-8.31.2-1, which is currently
in updates-testing. That fixes the problem with interfaces swapping names
between boots.

thanks




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		Matthew Saltzman

Clemson University Math Sciences
mjs AT clemson DOT edu
http://www.math.clemson.edu/~mjs


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