Bug 59937 - wireless.opts is not run
wireless.opts is not run
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: wireless-tools (Show other bugs)
7.2
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Aaron Brown
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Reported: 2002-02-15 04:33 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:25 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-01-28 00:21:11 EST
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Description Need Real Name 2002-02-15 04:33:21 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; Q312461)

Description of problem:
Using a wireless pcmcia card the wireless.opts is not run.

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


How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. put hermes.conf in /etc/pcmcia
2. modify wireless.opts
3. restart pcmcia service or reboot
	

Actual Results:  settings entered in wireless.opts are ignored

Expected Results:  the card should work and have the right settings (essid 
etc...)

Additional info:

Mailed Jean Tourrilhes (orinoco_cs) about it and knew about the problem. Asked 
me to perhaps file a bugreport and in the mean time try the original Pcmcia 
scripts.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2005-01-28 00:21:11 EST
Apologies for the lack of response.

The supported wireless configuration is done via ifcfg-XXX scripts
under Red Hat/Fedora, not wireless.opts.

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