Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 76305
Linksys WPC11 isn't recognized
Last modified: 2014-03-16 22:31:49 EDT
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Description of problem:
The Linksys WPC11 v3.0 wireless PCMCIA card is not recognized with the default
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Insert a Linksys WPC11 v3.0 wireless PCMCIA card. Watch /var/log/messages .
Actual Results: Card was not recognized. /var/log/messages reports
"cardmgr: unsupported card in socket 1"
Expected Results: Card should have been recognized and made available to the
network and wireless drivers.
Can easily be fixed by adding the manufacturer ID info to /etc/pcmcia/config .
This card is a PrismII chipset and is fully supported by the orinoco_cs kernel
driver. It merely needs the manufacturer info in /etc/pcmcia/config. Patch is
Created attachment 81124 [details]
Patch to recognize Linksys WPC11 v3.0
Just in case you all need independent confirmation, I verified that this patch
does indeed work. It took me awhile to drive around the neighborhood to find a
WLAN to connect to, though. ;-) Way to go, Jeremy!
Added in cvs, will be in hwdata-0.62-1.