Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 157193
Wireless adapter being detected as wired
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:05 EST
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Description of problem:
Wireless adapter Intel PRO Wireless LAN 2100 3B Mini PCI Adapter on IBM ThinkPad T20 is being detected as wired adapter. WEP cannot be configured.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install FC4 test 2 on IBM ThinkPad T20
2. Try to configure the detected Intel Wireless Pro adapter
3. No option for specifying wireless setting
Actual Results: Wireless setting such as SSID, WEP, etc.... cannot be configured.
Expected Results: Wireless setting such as SSID, WEP, etc... should be able to configure.
So it seems there is no wireless driver in the kernel, or none is configured.
to the /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-<name> file.
Mass update for bugs reported against -test:
Updating version field to FC4 final. Please retest with final FC4 release if you
have not already done so. Thanks.
I installed Fedora Core 4 Final (2.6.12-1.1398_FC4) with a Belkin PCMCIA
Wireless card on a DELL Latitude C400.
In the Network Configuration tool the card has been classified as Ethernet and
is working. Currently using to connect to the Wireless router and connecting to
I'll try the suggestion of editing the ifcfg file.
anaconda should set TYPE="Wireless"
Changed anaconda not to set TYPE except in special cases since things can be