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Bug 62724 - wrong driver ffor lucent wireless card
wrong driver ffor lucent wireless card
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel-pcmcia-cs (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-04-04 17:36 EST by Olaf Schnapauff
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:41 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-04-06 05:22:52 EST
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Description Olaf Schnapauff 2002-04-04 17:36:04 EST
Description of Problem:
Lucent orinoco card fails to accept a ESSID through iwconfig essid
when uusing the orinoco driver. switcching back to the wvlan driver works

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. eennter card, iwconfig mode managed essid Foo
2. esssiid not set

Actual Results:
in /etc/pcmcia/config, set wvlan_cs  as driver bind forr 
Lucent Technologies WaveLAN/IEEE Adapter (note the IEEE)

(please excute tthe double characterss,, anotther bug with this laaptop

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Comment 1 Warren Togami 2002-04-06 05:22:48 EST
My Orinoco Gold card works fine with both drivers, though better with 
orinoco_cs.  What card and firmware do you have?

According to the documentation of the Oricoco Linux site that I read a few 
months ago, wvlan is the older driver that is being phased out in favor of the 
Comment 2 Olaf Schnapauff 2002-04-06 05:46:22 EST
to my surprise indeed setting the ESSID on the card with orinoco_cs loaded now
works -
I am about 2 days further in making this laptop work with the beta though. I
cannot reproduce my
own problem anymore, so I consider this closed and will reopen if for some
reason that problem

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