Bug 237430 - WIreless card detection in Dell Latitude D810 INtel wireless card
WIreless card detection in Dell Latitude D810 INtel wireless card
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: wireless-tools (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Christopher Aillon
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Reported: 2007-04-22 17:35 EDT by Kim Williams
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-04-25 12:08:54 EDT
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a text file from my dmesg.log (23.86 KB, text/plain)
2007-04-22 17:35 EDT, Kim Williams
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Description Kim Williams 2007-04-22 17:35:11 EDT
Description of problem:
FC6 does not recognize my built-in wireless card. (ipw2200bg)

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Comment 1 Kim Williams 2007-04-22 17:35:11 EDT
Created attachment 153259 [details]
a text file from my dmesg.log
Comment 2 Christopher Aillon 2007-04-25 12:08:54 EDT
It does recognize your device:

ipw2200: Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2200/2915 Network Driver, 1.2.0kmprq
ipw2200: Copyright(c) 2003-2006 Intel Corporation
ACPI: PCI Interrupt 0000:03:03.0[A] -> GSI 17 (level, low) -> IRQ 18
ipw2200: Detected Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection
cs: IO port probe 0x100-0x3af: clean.
cs: IO port probe 0x3e0-0x4ff: clean.
cs: IO port probe 0x820-0x8ff: clean.
cs: IO port probe 0xc00-0xcf7: clean.
cs: IO port probe 0xa00-0xaff: clean.
sd 0:0:0:0: Attached scsi generic sg0 type 0
ipw2200: ipw2200-bss.fw request_firmware failed: Reason -2
ipw2200: Unable to load firmware: -2
ipw2200: failed to register network device

But notice that the firmware fails to load.  This is probably because you don't
have it installed.  We didn't have the rights to ship this until very recently,
so FC6 didn't install this at all by default.  It is now available and you can
install it from our repositories by issuing the following command:

yum install ipw2200-firmware

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