Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 183340
wifi not activated with 2.6.15-1830-fc4 (and 1831)
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:25 EST
Description of problem:until 165_FC4: wifi is assigned to eth0 (ipw2200 intel
pro) and ethernet gigabit is eth1, driver sk98lin, installed by hand.
with kernel 1830: eth0 claim "sk98lin missing" activation delayed.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
How reproducible: everytime
Steps to Reproduce:
1.boot on recent kernel and wait
Actual results: eth0: sk98lin not found
Expected results: ipw2200 pro driver to be used
Additional info: using the network configuration and modification tool
trying to edit eth0: it is found that eth0 and eth1 are assigned both as
Going back to 1656 kernel, eth0 is wireless, eth1 is ethernet and it works fine
is this still a problem in kernel-2.6.15-1.1833_FC4 ?
(Make sure you have the right firmware present too)
Also, please attach the output of running "sysreport" (presuming that there is
still a problem)...thanks!
Created attachment 126042 [details]
sysreport broke during execution due to a bad pointerCollecting information
about currently installed packages:here is the log
This may take several minutes....*** glibc detected *** /usr/lib/rpm/rpmv:
free( ): invalid pointer: 0x0a7ebc70 ***
======= Backtrace: =========
Date: Sat, 20 May 2006 09:39:21 +0200
From: "Daniel FrÃ¨rejacque"
Subject: bug 183340
Solved with kernel 2108
(1) wifi is recognized and activated
(2) fast ethernet card driver (sk98lin) is activated
Thank you, the bug can be removed from the list