On Thursday 05 July 2007 16:41:33 Mark wrote: > Hey, > > i've just spens serveral hours finding out how i can make a wireless > connection but nothing seems to be working. > i tried this > MANUAL:http://intellinuxwireless.org/?p=iwlwifi&n=HOWTO-iwlwifi than > starting from: "Verify that you can scan and see access > points:". where it's going wrong is the key..  is not working for > me.. i need to do s:theascikey and the last issue is that dhclient > doesn't want to give me an ip. it's attempting it a few times and than > it simply fails. > > some information you might need: > > My wlan adapter is: > Intel 3945AGB > > Kernel version: > 2.6.22 RC 7 > > Operating system: > Fedora 7 > > Desktop/Laptop: > Acer Aspire 5630 Notebook > > Now the issue is not that i can't make a wireless connection.. i can > but just once every boot. I can make a wireless connection with > knetworkmanager BUT when that connection is lost than i need to reboot > to get connection again. is there a quicker solution for that? > (killall knetworkmanager and restart that won't help) > > Another issue (with losing the connection) is that when my connection > strength is getting below 40/100 than the connection seems to be > lost... is there any way to put that on 10 or 20? > > Now the real issue is that i'm not able to make a wireless network > connection with the command line. so my question is: how do i need to > make a wireless connection from the begin till the end? > > When this is answered i will make a howto for it on the fedora forum. > > Thanx, > Mark You might need to change the ifcfg-ethX with something like: DEVICE=eth0 USERCTL=no ONBOOT=yes BOOTPROTO=none BROADCAST=192.168.1.255 NETWORK=192.168.1.0 NETMASK=255.255.255.0 IPADDR=192.168.1.5 Then Your /etc/sysconfig/network file would be: NETWORKING=yes HOSTNAME=foo GATEWAY=192.168.1.1 Hope this helps Manuel. -- Manuel Arostegui Ramirez. Electronic Mail is not secure, may not be read every day, and should not be used for urgent or sensitive issues.