Wireless Card under Intel Centrino does not work

Manuel Ohlendorf manuel.ohlendorf at deri.org
Thu Nov 4 11:13:09 UTC 2004


It works! Yes, i like the notebook too!
Do you also know how to enable the suspend mode on the Amilo M7400?
I really don't know where to start!
Thank you for your help!

manu

spoetnik wrote:
> I am a Amil M7400 notebook user myself. It;s agreat notbook.
> To solve your problem you have to compile a kernel module yourself.
> 
> Download fsam7400 (http://zwobbl.homelinux.net/pub/)
> 
> extract to a temporary place.
> 
> Install gcc and kernel headers via synaptic.
> 
> Then run "make" and "sudo make install" in your temp folder.
> 
> The sudo modprobe fsam7400 to load the fsam7400 module. To make this
> permanently add fsam7400 in you /etc/modules list.
> 
> This works for me.
> 
> 
> Manuel Ohlendorf Wrote: 
> 
>>Hi,
>>
>>I have a Fujitsu Siemens Amilo M7400 Notebook. The Wireless card was
>>detected and iwconfig says that eth1 is a wireless card.
>>iwconfig output:
>>eth1      IEEE 802.11b  ESSID:"XXX"  Nickname:"ipw2100"
>>Mode:Managed  Channel:0  Access Point: 00:00:00:00:00:00
>>Bit Rate=0kb/s   Tx-Power=32 dBm
>>Retry:on   RTS thr=2304 B   Fragment thr:off
>>Power Management:off
>>Link Quality:0  Signal level:0  Noise level:158
>>Rx invalid nwid:0  Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
>>Tx excessive retries:0  Invalid misc:0   Missed beacon:0
>>After setting the correct ESSID and WEP Key i start:
>>dhclient eth1
>>Output:
>>sit0: unknown hardware address type 776
>>sit0: unknown hardware address type 776
>>Listening on LPF/eth1/00:04:23:97:df:0f
>>Sending on   LPF/eth1/00:04:23:97:df:0f
>>Sending on   Socket/fallback
>>DHCPDISCOVER on eth1 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 7
>>DHCPDISCOVER on eth1 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 10
>>
>>
>>But i don't get an IP-Adress. The wireless card seems to be runnig
>>because
>>the LED is blinking. The Gnome-Applet for Wireless Devices says "No
>>wireless
>>device"
>>Can you help me?
>>
>>manu
>>
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