[CentOS] Wireless fails with Netgear MA401 card.

Camron W. Fox cwfox at us.fujitsu.com
Fri Mar 9 22:44:33 UTC 2007


Alle,

	I have recently installed CentOS4.4 on an old Fujitsu E7110 laptop. I'm 
trying to get a Netgear MA401 card installed for wireless access but 
when I configure the card and start the network I get:

Mar  9 09:03:20 localhost network: Setting network parameters:  succeeded
Mar  9 09:03:20 localhost kernel: ip_tables: (C) 2000-2002 Netfilter 
core team
Mar  9 09:03:20 localhost network: Bringing up loopback interface: 
succeeded
Mar  9 09:03:20 localhost kernel: hermes @ IO 0x100: Error -16 issuing 
command.
Mar  9 09:03:20 localhost last message repeated 7 times
Mar  9 09:03:20 localhost ifup: Error for wireless request "Set Mode" 
(8B06) :
Mar  9 09:03:20 localhost ifup:     SET failed on device eth1 ; Invalid 
argument.
Mar  9 09:03:20 localhost kernel: hermes @ IO 0x100: Error -16 issuing 
command.
Mar  9 09:03:20 localhost kernel: hermes @ IO 0x100: Error -16 issuing 
command.
Mar  9 09:03:20 localhost ifup: Error for wireless request "Set 
Frequency" (8B04) :
Mar  9 09:03:20 localhost ifup:     SET failed on device eth1 ; 
Operation not supported.
Mar  9 09:03:20 localhost kernel: hermes @ IO 0x100: Error -16 issuing 
command.
Mar  9 09:03:20 localhost kernel: hermes @ IO 0x100: Error -16 issuing 
command.
Mar  9 09:03:20 localhost kernel: ip_tables: (C) 2000-2002 Netfilter 
core team
Mar  9 09:03:21 localhost ifup:
Mar  9 09:03:21 localhost ifup: Determining IP information for eth1...
Mar  9 09:03:21 localhost kernel: eth1: Error -110 setting MAC address
Mar  9 09:03:21 localhost kernel: eth1: Error -110 configuring card
Mar  9 09:03:21 localhost kernel: eth1: Error -110 setting MAC address
Mar  9 09:03:21 localhost kernel: eth1: Error -110 configuring card
Mar  9 09:03:21 localhost ifup: SIOCSIFFLAGS: Connection timed out
Mar  9 09:03:21 localhost kernel: eth1: Error -110 setting MAC address
Mar  9 09:03:21 localhost kernel: eth1: Error -110 configuring card
Mar  9 09:03:21 localhost ifup: SIOCSIFFLAGS: Connection timed out
Mar  9 09:03:21 localhost dhclient: DHCPREQUEST on eth1 to 
255.255.255.255 port 67
Mar  9 09:03:21 localhost dhclient: send_packet: Network is down
Mar  9 09:03:21 localhost dhclient: receive_packet failed on eth1: 
Network is down
Mar  9 09:03:25 localhost dhclient: DHCPREQUEST on eth1 to 
255.255.255.255 port 67
Mar  9 09:03:25 localhost dhclient: send_packet: Network is down
Mar  9 09:03:32 localhost dhclient: DHCPDISCOVER on eth1 to 
255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 5
Mar  9 09:03:32 localhost dhclient: send_packet: Network is down
Mar  9 09:03:37 localhost dhclient: DHCPDISCOVER on eth1 to 
255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 10
Mar  9 09:03:37 localhost dhclient: send_packet: Network is down
Mar  9 09:03:47 localhost dhclient: DHCPDISCOVER on eth1 to 
255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 11
Mar  9 09:03:47 localhost dhclient: send_packet: Network is down
Mar  9 09:03:58 localhost dhclient: DHCPDISCOVER on eth1 to 
255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 17
Mar  9 09:03:58 localhost dhclient: send_packet: Network is down
Mar  9 09:04:15 localhost dhclient: DHCPDISCOVER on eth1 to 
255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 10
Mar  9 09:04:15 localhost dhclient: send_packet: Network is down
Mar  9 09:04:25 localhost dhclient: DHCPDISCOVER on eth1 to 
255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 8
Mar  9 09:04:25 localhost dhclient: send_packet: Network is down
Mar  9 09:04:33 localhost dhclient: No DHCPOFFERS received.
Mar  9 09:04:33 localhost dhclient: Trying recorded lease 10.157.249.4
Mar  9 09:04:33 localhost kernel: eth1: Error -110 setting MAC address
Mar  9 09:04:33 localhost kernel: eth1: Error -110 configuring card
Mar  9 09:04:33 localhost ifup: SIOCSIFFLAGS: Connection timed out
Mar  9 09:04:36 localhost ifup: PING 10.157.249.254 (10.157.249.254) 
from 10.157.249.4 eth1: 56(84) bytes of data.
Mar  9 09:04:36 localhost ifup:
Mar  9 09:04:36 localhost ifup: --- 10.157.249.254 ping statistics ---
Mar  9 09:04:36 localhost ifup: 4 packets transmitted, 0 received, +3 
errors, 100% packet loss, time 2999ms
Mar  9 09:04:36 localhost ifup: , pipe 4
Mar  9 09:04:36 localhost ifup: SIOCSIFFLAGS: Connection timed out
Mar  9 09:04:36 localhost kernel: eth1: Error -110 setting MAC address
Mar  9 09:04:36 localhost kernel: eth1: Error -110 configuring card
Mar  9 09:04:36 localhost ifup:  failed.
Mar  9 09:04:36 localhost network: Bringing up interface eth1:  failed

	Anyone have any ideas?

Best Regards,
Camron

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Camron W. Fox
Hilo Office
High Performance Computing Group
Fujitsu America, INC.
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