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Re: kernel oops with iwconfig wlan0 [ ndiswrapper ]




On Wed, 12 May 2004, Sarah Pearson wrote:

> On Wed, 2004-05-12 at 15:43, Jonathan Baron wrote:
> > I don't know if this is the place to report this, or whether I
> > should report it at all.  Please ignore this message if it is
> > inappropriate.
> > 
> > The command was
> > iwconfig wlan0 key 1234567890
> > I was trying to get my Broadcom BCM94306 802.11b/g wireless card
> > working with a Linksys BEFW11S4 Wireless-B hub.
> > I'm very close, but I'm about to give up!  (I think the problem
> > is that the hub requires encryptation, which is why I tried this
> > command.)
> 
> I have the same problem using latest rawhide with an atheros based
> 802.11g card with the Madwifi drivers
> (http://www.sf.net/projects/madwifi/).  I have even tried compiling my
> own kernel and have had no luck.
> 
> The wireless card works fine on the same laptop using Gentoo (kernel
> 2.6.5), and works in Fedora Core 1.
> 
> I think I'll try recompiling the wireless tools myself and see if this
> helps.

I believe ndiswrapper/linuxant stuff doesn't work on FC2beta kernels
due to the 4G/4G stuff in the kenel (along with nvidia binary drivers)
There should be more info regarding this in the archives..

I don't know if the same issue affects madwifi. I would certainly like
to know if anyone is able to use madwifi on FC2T3+ kernel successfully.

Satish



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