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Broadcom Wireless Woes with FC10



Hi,

I have a fresh install of FC10 on a Dell XPS laptop with a Broadcom
network controller (from lspci):

0b:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4328 802.11a/b/g/n (rev 03)

My kernel is 2.6.27.21-170.2.56.fc10.i686.PAE, and I installed the
following rpms without incident:

	broadcom-wl-5.10.79.10-1.fc10.noarch.rpm
	kmod-wl-2.6.27.21-170.2.56.fc10.i686.PAE-5.10.79.10-2.fc10.i686.rpm
	kmod-wl-PAE-5.10.79.10-2.fc10.i686.rpm

I can see eth1 in system-config-network, and I set the various controls
to defaults that have worked on an older laptop running FC10, resulting in
ifcfg-eth1:

	# Marvell Technology Group Ltd. 88E8040 PCI-E Fast Ethernet Controller
	TYPE=Wireless
	DEVICE=eth1
	HWADDR=00:24:2b:93:2b:6b
	BOOTPROTO=dhcp
	ONBOOT=no
	MODE=Auto
	USERCTL=yes
	PEERDNS=no
	IPV6INIT=no
	NM_CONTROLLED=no
	RATE='54 Mb/s'
	ESSID=gadzooks
	SEARCH=opendns.com
	DNS1=208.67.222.222
	DNS2=208.67.220.220
	CHANNEL=

Using iwlist eth1 scan, I can see a dozen access points, including mine.  But
I can't make a connection.  The system log tells the story:

Apr 10 23:03:24 host-148 dhclient: DHCPDISCOVER on eth1 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 6 Apr 10 23:03:30 host-148 dhclient: DHCPDISCOVER on eth1 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 10 Apr 10 23:03:40 host-148 dhclient: DHCPDISCOVER on eth1 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 13 Apr 10 23:03:53 host-148 dhclient: DHCPDISCOVER on eth1 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 16 Apr 10 23:04:09 host-148 dhclient: DHCPDISCOVER on eth1 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 9 Apr 10 23:04:18 host-148 dhclient: DHCPDISCOVER on eth1 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 7
Apr 10 23:04:25 host-148 dhclient: No DHCPOFFERS received.

There is one other odd thing; on the iwlist scan, my access point comes up twice,
once with the correct MAC, and once with some other MAC I can't identify.  I've never
seen that before.

So near, yet so far!  Any ideas?  Thanks in advance!

dpn


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