These are the messages I always get at boot:

Oct 8 10:58:11 chefia_mobile kernel: ipw2200: Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2200/2915 Network Driver, 1.0.6
Oct 8 10:58:11 chefia_mobile kernel: ipw2200: Copyright(c) 2003-2004 Intel Corporation
Oct 8 10:58:11 chefia_mobile kernel: ipw2200: Detected Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection
Oct 8 10:58:11 chefia_mobile kernel: ipw2200: failed to send TX_POWER command
Oct 8 10:58:11 chefia_mobile kernel: ipw2200: Unable to initialize device after 5 attempts.
Oct 8 10:58:11 chefia_mobile kernel: ipw2200: failed to register network device
Oct 8 10:58:11 chefia_mobile kernel: ipw2200: probe of 0000:05:04.0 failed with error -5

It seems that Mandriva Linux finds the wireless device, but cannot communicate with it.

Any ideas ? ? ?