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Re: Easiest Way to Configure Wireless Settings Manually?

On Tue, 2009-02-03 at 21:14 -0500, Robert L Cochran wrote:
> What is the easiest way to manually configure an ifcfg-xxxx module and
> all the other wireless things I need for a laptop Intel Pro Wifi Link
> 5300 a/g/n card, without the help of Network Manager? Do I need an
> ifcfg-wlan0 module or a module of some other name (as in ifcfg-[something]?)
> I'm currently in Boston assisting  a relative who needs medical testing,
> and I'd love to get wireless going on my laptop (a Dell Latitude E6400)
> while doing those long hospital waiting room stays, but when I installed
> Fedora 10 on this baby I forgot to turn on the wireless card hardware
> switch. So Network Manager didn't configure anything. Just at the moment
> I'm using a wireless bridge device and my wired port.

Run system-config-network (System -> Administration -> Network).  Select
the Hardware tab.  Select New.  You should have the opportunity to
select the wireless card from there.

> Thanks a lot for the help!
> Bob Cochran
                Matthew Saltzman

Clemson University Math Sciences
mjs AT clemson DOT edu

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