Bug 247336 - 2.6.20-1.2962.fc6 kernel isn't compiled with Wireless Extensions (/proc/net/wireless non-existent)
2.6.20-1.2962.fc6 kernel isn't compiled with Wireless Extensions (/proc/net/w...
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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i686 Linux
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Reported: 2007-07-07 02:06 EDT by Tony White
Modified: 2008-01-05 07:32 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: 2.6.23.8-34.fc7
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Last Closed: 2008-01-05 07:32:58 EST
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Description Tony White 2007-07-07 02:06:21 EDT
Description of problem:
/proc/net/wireless non-existent

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 2.6.20-1.2962.fc6


How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1.sudo /sbin/iwconfig rausb0
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Actual results:
rausb0    no wireless extensions.

Expected results:
wireless extensions.

Additional info:

Wireless Tools for Linux.

http://www.hpl.hp.com/personal/Jean_Tourrilhes/Linux/Tools.html

kernel isn't compiled with Wireless Extensions (/proc/net/wireless non-existent)
Comment 1 Chuck Ebbert 2007-07-09 11:32:30 EDT
wireless-tools is part of the Fedora distribution.

And yes, the kernel is compiled with wireless extensions:
     CONFIG_NET_RADIO=y

But the driver for the network adapter must support them too, and some do not.
Comment 2 Till Maas 2008-01-05 07:32:58 EST
Fixed in Fedora 7, maybe even earlier.

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