Bug 141085 - iwconfig will not recognize Linksys wireless card
Summary: iwconfig will not recognize Linksys wireless card
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: wireless-tools
Version: 3
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bill Nottingham
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2004-11-29 05:22 UTC by Brad Diesburg
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:50 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-11-29 17:06:15 UTC


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Description Brad Diesburg 2004-11-29 05:22:42 UTC
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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.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
kernel-2.6.9-1.667

How reproducible:
Always

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.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Thomas Woerner 2004-11-29 10:20:54 UTC
Assigning to wireless-tools.

Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2004-11-29 17:06:15 UTC
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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