[CentOS] CentOS5 and ipw2200
cvolker at vmware.com
Mon Nov 12 13:33:22 UTC 2007
>> I tried to use CentOS5 on an IBM Thinkpad R52 which has an Intel
>> 2915ABG Mini-PCI Adapter installed.
>> I downloaded the firmware from the DAG-Repo (afaik 3.0.0) and added a
>> eth1 ipw2200" to modules.conf. After the module was loaded successfully
>> (including the firmware) I was able to configure the card.
>can you compare the iwconfig output on centos5 and FC8 ?
Not in the next two weeks. Sorry for that. As far as I remember it was the
same. And I compared the values with the ones stored in
> Your was already installed when you installed centos5 ? And for FC8 ?
What do you mean? If the card was already installed? Yes it was. And on all
tests it was a fresh installation.
>Can you try to install a FC8 kernel, if you don't suffer dependency
>problem ? (or with a FC7 kernel)
I can try this as well, but not within the next two weeks.
So you're assuming it's related to the kernel? On the OpenSuSE it's kernel
126.96.36.199-0.7-default, which seems to be nearly the same as on CentOS5
2.6.18-8.1.15.el5. So I don't believe it will be fixed with a newer kernel.
>If static IP is working, are you sure your DHCP is working on the
wireless side ?
Yes, I am sure. Another (Windows) laptop is working fine with DHCP in the
Looking forward to hearing from you.
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