Bug 183340 - wifi not activated with 2.6.15-1830-fc4 (and 1831)
wifi not activated with 2.6.15-1830-fc4 (and 1831)
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i586 Linux
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Assigned To: John W. Linville
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2006-02-28 07:50 EST by Daniel Frèrejacque
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: 2.6.16-2108-fc4
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-05-22 10:29:02 EDT
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sysreport (563.91 KB, application/x-bzip2)
2006-03-13 10:06 EST, Daniel Frèrejacque
no flags Details

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Description Daniel Frèrejacque 2006-02-28 07:50:32 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
Comment 1 Dave Jones 2006-03-04 15:27:33 EST
is this still a problem in kernel-2.6.15-1.1833_FC4  ? 
(Make sure you have the right firmware present too)

Comment 2 John W. Linville 2006-03-06 13:23:29 EST
Also, please attach the output of running "sysreport" (presuming that there is 
still a problem)...thanks! 
Comment 3 Daniel Frèrejacque 2006-03-13 10:06:27 EST
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: =========
Comment 4 John W. Linville 2006-05-22 10:29:02 EDT
Date: Sat, 20 May 2006 09:39:21 +0200 
From: "Daniel Frèrejacque" 
To: linville@redhat.com 
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 
Daniel Frereajcque 

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