Wireless issues...

Chris Edwards chris at chris-edwards.org
Sat Sep 18 23:57:54 UTC 2004

* John Hornbeck (hornbeck at freeshell.org) wrote:
> I am trying to get my ipw2200 card to work.  I notice that on bootup it
> finds the card and loads the module.  It throws a irq error though.  I
> have rebuilt the kernel now and installed the ipw2200 drivers from
> ipw2200.sourceforge.net and I still get no wireless interface.  I can
> get this to work in normal debian.  Anyone else having problems with
> this card.

I had the same problem with my ipw2100. The solution was to disable the
parallel port in the BIOS. It was trying to use the same IRQ. I suspect
it's an ACPI of APIC issue, and one of the kernel commandline options
might fix it. You're not using a Dell by any chance are you?

Chris Edwards <chris at chris-edwards.org>

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