Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 120592
ask ESSID for orinoco_cs 802.11b wireless PC card during installation
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:40 EST
Description of problem:
When installation with FTP/HTTP and with 802.11 cards, should either
auto detect ESSID or allow user supply ESSID.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
CD boot image from
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot from CD made from said boot.iso.
2. Choose FTP/HTTP as Installation Method.
3. Choose Orinoco card as Networking Device (I'm using D-link
DWL-650, an Intersil PRISM2 11Mbps wireless adapter).
4. How do I enter ESSID? Auto detection is even better.
On an installed system, I can use "iwconfig" to specify ESSID
if necessary. On Fedora Core 1, sometimes the ESSID was auto
No way to sepcify ESSID.
Either user can specify ESSID or auto detection of ESSID.
It could be replated to my previous bug report "Bug #120591",
where the incoming network packets are dropped. If we already
have auto detection of ESSID, this enhancement can be killed.
Reassigning to anaconda as well (again, installation stuff).
Read ya, Phil
Wireless cards are not currently supported for installation (this
being one of the reasons :)