Bug 141085 - iwconfig will not recognize Linksys wireless card
iwconfig will not recognize Linksys wireless card
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: wireless-tools (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
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Reported: 2004-11-29 00:22 EST by Brad Diesburg
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:50 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-11-29 12:06:15 EST
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Description Brad Diesburg 2004-11-29 00:22:42 EST
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Description of problem:
When I upgrade from 667 to a higher version of the Fedora 3 kernel, it no longer sees my Linksys card I have at wlan0.  I type iwconfig and nothing is there.  I currently use ndiswrapper for the driver.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Setup the card on the 667 kernel using ndiswrapper
2.  Upgrade the kernel to either of the two newer versions
3.  Card is no longer recognized by OS

Expected Results:  I would expect the card configuration to stay the same through a minor kernel upgrade.

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Comment 1 Thomas Woerner 2004-11-29 05:20:54 EST
Assigning to wireless-tools.
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2004-11-29 12:06:15 EST
You probably have to rebuild your ndiswrapper modules, etc. Note that those
modules aren't shipped with Fedora, are binary only, and aren't supported.

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