Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 123870
Wireless Card not recognized after 1st reboot after config.
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:43 EST
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Description of problem:
The network card (Netgear MA401RA - pcmcia laptop card) is identified
when not configured. After it has been configured it works as long as
the computer hasn't been rebooted. After reboot the card is not at all
recognized, "eth1: No such device".
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Delete the current WLAN config in the network config tool. Reboot
2. Network card is no identified. Add a new device (the network card
is found when selecting wireless adapter).
3. Reboot the computer.
Actual Results: The WLAN card isn't responding (the green light isn't
giving any signals at all).
Expected Results: The WLAN should work and be detected.
WLAN card: Netgear MA401RA - Very common WLAN card (11mbps).
Computer: Dell C600 laptop.
If you run modprobe yenta_socket by hand does it fix the problem that
closed due to inactivity.