Bug 436676 - Cannot connect to wireless network after kernel upgrade
Cannot connect to wireless network after kernel upgrade
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: John W. Linville
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Reported: 2008-03-09 00:24 EST by Matthias Hölzl
Modified: 2008-03-14 10:02 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: 2.6.24.3-34.fc8
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Last Closed: 2008-03-14 10:02:49 EDT
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2008-03-09 00:24 EST, Matthias Hölzl
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Description Matthias Hölzl 2008-03-09 00:24:20 EST
Description of problem:

After upgrading to kernel 2.6.24.3-22.fc8 connections to the wireless network fail.

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

Kernel: 2.6.24.3-22.fc8
NetworkManager: 0.7.0-0.6.7.svn3370.fc8
wpa_supplicant: 0.5.10-4.fc8

WLan: Linksys WUSB54GC 802.11g Adapter [ralink rt73]

How reproducible:

Always.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Select "Connect to other wireless network" in NetworkManager
2. Enter network information and password

(Or just log into a Gnome session if the network configuration already exists.)
  
Actual results:

NetworkManager repeatedly asks for the network password but establishes no
connection.

Expected results:

NetworkManager connects to the network.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Matthias Hölzl 2008-03-09 00:24:20 EST
Created attachment 297347 [details]
Extract from /var/log/messages
Comment 2 John W. Linville 2008-03-13 11:17:35 EDT
The kernels here contain an update to rt2x00 version 2.1.4:

   http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/buildinfo?buildID=42735

Could you give those kernels a try to see if they resolve this issue for you?
Comment 3 Matthias Hölzl 2008-03-13 18:17:29 EDT
I'm running kernel 2.6.24.3-34 now and the wireless network works flawlessly. 
Great job, thank you!

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