[CentOS] Wireless networking in CentOS 4.4

Fabian Arrotin fabian.arrotin at arrfab.net
Tue Jun 26 18:42:07 UTC 2007


On Tue, 2007-06-26 at 19:32 +0100, Andrew Allen wrote:
> Trying to set up wireless networking with CentOS 4.4 on a (new Dell)
> laptop and have looked at http://www.ces.clemson.edu/linux/fc2-
> ipw2200.shtml
> and http://www.centos.org/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?
> topic_id=2532&forum=30
> regarding use of ipw2200, which is included in the kernel. The problem
> is that it doesn't appear to be actually installed/loaded because the
> Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 2200BG driver doesn't appear in the drop-
> down list under Devices > New > Wireless Connection in system-config-
> network.
> Also /sbin/lsmod | grep ipw doesn't produce anything - so I'm pretty
> baffled!
> Any suggestions please?

i've the same ipw2200 in my laptop (running previously CentOS 4.x , now
5).
All i did was using the RPMForge repo (see
http://wiki.centos.org/Repositories) , install the ipw2200-firmware
package (through yum install) , rmmod ipw2200 ; modprobe ipw2200 and
this was done ... 
-- 

Fabian Arrotin <fabian.arrotin at arrfab.net>
Solution ? 
echo '16i[q]sa[ln0=aln100%Pln100/snlbx]sbA0D4D465452snlbxq' | dc
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