WiFi config trouble...

Sam Hiser shiser at cloud9.net
Thu Jun 30 15:21:58 UTC 2005

On Thu, 2005-06-30 at 15:31 +0530, Sandip Bhattacharya wrote:
> Sam Hiser wrote:
> > Hello all-
> > 
> > I'm still having difficulties with getting my ThinkPad (T21) to config
> > for WiFi (Linksys WPC54G (cardbus) using Linuxant Driverloader).
> > 
> I haven't used the linksys card, and the only laptop with wireless that
> I have configured is Thinkpad R52. However, it didnt work out of the
> box(U5.04) for me too, and I had to google for hours before fixing it.
> Even now, after certain boots, the wireless doesnt work, and there are
> certain obscure error messages in the logs. I have to do a 'modprobe -r
> ipw2200' and then 'modprobe ipw2200' to make it work again. And oh yes,
> I am using the latest ipw2200 code(ipw2200.sf.net) and the latest
> firmware to make it all work. The one shipped in Ubuntu doesnt work.
> I use WPA, and I had to google before finding out that WPA support is
> not installed by default and that I had to install wpa_supplicant to
> make it work. Thankfully, it is part of ubuntu repositories.

Thank you, Sandip.  So nice to have company ;-)

> HTH,
>  Sandip
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