2011/2/9 John Pierce <[email protected]>
I have been away from Fedora for some time, but came home to old
faithful after realizing that OpenSuse was going to take forever to
patch up the kernel to fix a buggy DSDT for my Toshiba labtops.
Here is my problem, along with some details:
I have two Toshiba L505D-GS6000 laptops that are identical, I truly
mean identical. Running lspci on both machines will yield the same
I installed Fedora 14 on laptop 1, updated the system, installed wicd
and removed networkmanager (I do not like it), and then ran the
I ran make clean && make && make install for the Realtek driver that I
need for my wireless card, all went well and I was able to modprobe it
I then opened wicd and it saw my wireless router (WPA secured), I gave
it the necessary credentials and all is fine, typing this post from
Everything went identically to the above process, but I have no
listing for WPA authentication. I have insured that wpa_supplicant is
running and all versions are the same.
I am now at a complete loss to figure out what is keeping it from
scanning the networks.
Any thoughts, ideas, comments would be greatly appreciated.
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Amm, is your SSID hidden? try to make it visible and then Try to reconect the second laptop after a reboot,
also is the wireless adapter working? Try to unlock it with rfkill:
(As Root in your terminal)
1.- sudo yum -y install rfkill
2.- rfkill list
3.- rfkill unblock all
4.- rfkill list
Hope it gets solved.
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