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Re: iwlwifi, NetworkManager, .... ?

On 3/22/07, Horst H. von Brand <vonbrand inf utfsm cl> wrote:
Tom London <selinux gmail com> wrote:
> I haven't been able to get the 'new and cool' iwlwifi driver included

> in the latest kernels working with my ipw3945 NIC.

> 'iwlist eth0 scan' appears to work properly, but NetworkManager
> refuses to associate.

Doesn't find the device (modprobe'd it by hand).

> I recall in a previous thread that NM needed some patches to make this
> work. Has that happened?
> Fails to associate with open  (thanks Google!), WEP or WPA networks.
> Get these messages during boot:
> wmaster0: Error for wireless request "Set Encode" (8B2A) ; SET failed
> on device wmaster0 : Operation not supported
> SIOCSIFFLAGS: operation not supported

My machine (Toshiba dual-core Satellite) just hangs there, had to disable
wmaster0 setup on boot.

For me, the timeout on wmaster0 setup on boot is about 2 minutes or
so.  Then it 'unblocks' and proceeds.

Tom London

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