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Re: kernel oops with iwconfig wlan0 [ ndiswrapper ]



On Wednesday 12 May 2004 13:09, Satish Balay wrote:
> 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

It works fine on my laptop.....see

http://www.linuxelectrons.com/article.php/20040507104718960

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