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Re: linksys wpc11v3
On 2003.03.14 17:28 Justin Georgeson wrote:
I'm running 8.0.94 (haven't seen a chaneel for any newer release on
RHN) on a Dell C400 and have the Linksys WPC11 v3.0 802.11b card. The
orinoco_cs driver seems to mostly work. If I use all default
settings, I can associate with APs without WEP who broadcast their
SSID. Even then, the wireless link seems to go down periodically
(pinging the gateway/AP yield destination unreachable).
I was using the RPMs from http://prism2.unixguru.raleigh.nc.us/rh80/
with Psyche, but haven't been able to build them on Phoebe. I didn't
have these problems with those RPMs.
What are other people using to support this card in Phoebe (of any
; Justin Georgeson
; "Free the mallocs, delete the news"
I have one of these cards (wpc11 v3) which I use on a dell c800. In my
experience, the orinoco_cs driver is not reliable. Instead, I use the
linux-wlan driver, built from source on both phoebe and psyche, with
You are right about the rpms on
http://prism2.unixguru.raleigh.nc.us/rh80/ -- they do not work on
phoebe. I built linux-wlan from source
To build linux-wlan you will need to have the kernel source installed
as well, see ftp://ftp.linux-wlan.org/pub/linux-wlan-ng/README for
If you prefer to install by rpm, you might be able to rebuild the
src.rpm from http://prism2.unixguru.raleigh.nc.us/rh80/. To rebuild
the src.rpm I think you will need to have the RH kernel-source rpm (for
the kernel you use) installed.
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