Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 247336
2.6.20-1.2962.fc6 kernel isn't compiled with Wireless Extensions (/proc/net/wireless non-existent)
Last modified: 2008-01-05 07:32:58 EST
Description of problem:
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 2.6.20-1.2962.fc6
Steps to Reproduce:
1.sudo /sbin/iwconfig rausb0
rausb0 no wireless extensions.
Wireless Tools for Linux.
kernel isn't compiled with Wireless Extensions (/proc/net/wireless non-existent)
wireless-tools is part of the Fedora distribution.
And yes, the kernel is compiled with wireless extensions:
But the driver for the network adapter must support them too, and some do not.
Fixed in Fedora 7, maybe even earlier.