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Hi All, While trying to activate my wireless on my box, I am getting the follwoing error message. ipw2200 device eth1 does not seem to be present, delaying initialization. can ...
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- 03-29-2007 #1
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configuring wire less on fc6
While trying to activate my wireless on my box, I am getting the follwoing error message.
ipw2200 device eth1 does not seem to be present, delaying initialization.
can not activate network device eth1!
I am getting the following from lspci command
01:01.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection (rev 05)
Subsystem: Intel Corporation Unknown device 2701
Control: I/O- Mem- BusMaster- SpecCycle- MemWINV+ VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR+ FastB2B-
Status: Cap+ 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=medium >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR-
Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 11
Region 0: Memory at e0001000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [disabled] [size=4K]
Capabilities: [dc] Power Management version 2
Flags: PMEClk- DSI+ D1- D2- AuxCurrent=0mA PME(D0+,D1-,D2-,D3hot+,D3cold+)
Status: D0 PME-Enable- DSel=0 DScale=1 PME-
The following is there in /etc/sysconfig/hwconf file
desc: "Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection"
This shows ipw2200 driver is installed on the system..
Please suggest me what is the problem and how to enable the wire-less.
- 03-29-2007 #2
The IPW2200 driver is part of the Linux kernel, so therefor it is installed by default.
You simply need to install the firmware in /lib/firmware/: download the latest one (v3.0) from here and extract it in /lib/firmware/
More details there:
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