Bug 188955 - device for ipw2200 changes each boot
Summary: device for ipw2200 changes each boot
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: initscripts   
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Version: 5
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Bill Nottingham
QA Contact: Brock Organ
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Blocks: FC6Blocker
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Reported: 2006-04-13 21:40 UTC by Benjamin Hardill
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:59 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-09-22 15:18:16 UTC
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Description Benjamin Hardill 2006-04-13 21:40:01 UTC
Description of problem:
The device created for ipw2200 wireless ethernet card changes each boot. It
apears to be intermitant, it will somethimes be created at /dev/eth1 (expected
behaviour) but also as /dev/dev4083 or simlare.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 084

How reproducible:
This apears to occurs about 4 out of 5 times

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start laptop
2. Let NetworkManager bing up the interface
Actual results:
device created as /dev/dev#####

Expected results:
device created as /dev/eth1

Additional info:

Comment 1 Harald Hoyer 2006-04-18 09:34:42 UTC
Bill, is this a problem with the interface renaming?

Comment 2 Radek Bíba 2006-04-18 18:44:29 UTC
I actually use a record in /etc/iftab that automatically renames my wireless
device to wlan0 since I don't like the idea of having eth* for wifi, but am
interested in this bug, too.

Comment 4 Bill Nottingham 2006-04-18 19:06:42 UTC
Please try the updates-testing initscripts.

Comment 5 Jeremy Katz 2006-09-22 04:01:25 UTC
Is this still happening?

Comment 6 Benjamin Hardill 2006-09-22 07:14:45 UTC
Sorry I no longer have the t40p with this card in to test.

Comment 7 Bill Nottingham 2006-09-22 15:18:16 UTC
This should be fixed in either the FC5 updates or the FC6 devel tree. Please
reopen if it is not fixed.

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