Wireless issues...

John Hornbeck hornbeck at freeshell.org
Sun Sep 19 01:15:55 UTC 2004

On Sun, 2004-09-19 at 09:57 +1000, Chris Edwards wrote:
> * 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>
Yes I am using a Dell Inspiron 600M


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