Bug 238240 - Network Manager incorrectly detect Intel PRO/wireless 3945ABG on Thinkpad T60
Network Manager incorrectly detect Intel PRO/wireless 3945ABG on Thinkpad T60
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: hal (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Zeuthen
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Reported: 2007-04-28 00:59 EDT by Edmond Hui
Modified: 2013-03-05 22:50 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-06-21 11:21:28 EDT
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Description Edmond Hui 2007-04-28 00:59:37 EDT
Description of problem:

Network Manager detects Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG wireless on Thinkpad T60
(2623P2U) as a ethernet device. Therefore, unable to setup the wireless device.

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. install FC7t4
2. after install and first-boot, open networkmanager
Actual results:

"wmaster0" device is setup, but as a ethernet device. So, user is unable to set
SSID, key and such.

Expected results:
The device should be detects as a wireless device, so user can set SSID and key,
and such

Addition info:
Try delete the device and redetect, same result.

see smolt record
Comment 1 Christopher Aillon 2007-04-28 11:00:30 EDT
NetworkManager does no detection, it only goes based on what hal and the kernel
return.  Trying hal.
Comment 2 Edmond Hui 2007-05-14 10:42:07 EDT
Any new on this? F7 is coming and this one seem untouch? I tried the latest
rawhide Live and the problem is still there.....

Comment 3 Edmond Hui 2007-06-06 21:53:29 EDT
Try this again on F7 release actual. It's working now

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