[CentOS] Wireless problem

Robert Heller heller at deepsoft.com
Fri Oct 15 10:43:01 EDT 2010


At Thu, 14 Oct 2010 23:06:03 -0500 CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote:

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> Hi folks
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> I just installed Centos 5.5. I heard about the new changes in wifi support. I tried a USB wifi card from Netgear, and It works fine. It didn't en Centos 5.4, so that's great news.
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> The problem is I have a Linksys WUSB54GC USB wifi card and I want to make it work.
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> I get this messages in /var/log/messages as soon as I plug it in.
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> Oct 14 22:56:20 lila kernel: usb 1-1: USB disconnect, address 2
> Oct 14 22:56:21 lila kernel: usb 1-1: new full speed USB device using uhci_hcd and address 3
> Oct 14 22:56:22 lila kernel: usb 1-1: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
> Oct 14 22:56:22 lila kernel: Registered led device: rt73usb-phy1::radio
> Oct 14 22:56:22 lila kernel: Registered led device: rt73usb-phy1::assoc
> Oct 14 22:56:22 lila kernel: Registered led device: rt73usb-phy1::quali
> Oct 14 22:56:22 lila kernel: usbcore: registered new driver rt73usb
> Oct 14 22:56:23 lila firmware_helper[2605]: Loading of /lib/firmware/rt73.bin for rt73usb driver failed: No such file or directory
> Oct 14 22:56:23 lila kernel: phy1 -> rt2x00lib_request_firmware: Error - Failed to request Firmware.
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> I googled it but nothing really works.
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You need to download and install the firmware.  You might need to
extract the firmware from the MS-Windows installer CD (somehow).

> I hope some of you guys can help me out. Thanks in advance.
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> David
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> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: Waleed Harbi 
> To: CentOS mailing list 
> Sent: Thursday, October 14, 2010 3:48 PM
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] dhcpd rpm
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> Try find-out SPEC file and rpm source, recompile it, this is the faster way I think, if you have big issue.  
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> Fedora they released 4.1, check it. 
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> http://mirrors.isu.net.sa/pub/fedora/linux/releases/13/Everything/x86_64/os/Packages/dhclient-4.1.1-15.fc13.x86_64.rpm
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> Best Wishes,
> Waleed Harbi
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> Dream | Do | Be 
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> On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 11:44 PM, <m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote:
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>   JohnS wrote:
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>   > On Thu, 2010-10-14 at 14:58 -0400, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>   >> Folks,
>   >>
>   >>    We've been having occasional issues with failover dhcpd. I went
>   >> looking for "peer holds all free leases", and happened to run across
>   >> <https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?format=multiple&id=610219>,
>   >> which is rated important, and is supposed to be fixed in 3.0.5-24.
>   >> Looking at the repo at kernel.org, all I see is what we have,
>   >> dhclient-3.0.5-23.el5.x86_64.rpm.
>   >>
>   >>    Any idea when this update will be released?
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>   > ---
>   > Bother to even look on Upstreams Site?  It's not freely available yet as
>   > I see it.
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>   No, I hadn't. I'm just a tad surprised - that was rated "important", and
>   looked as though it would be released soon. And with 6 coming soon, I was
>   thinking, though I haven't gone to look, that they'd have 3.1 or 4.x.
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>   Thanks, though.
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>          mark
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