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Old 03-04-2005, 01:03 PM   #1
phyberoptix
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Unhappy Suse 9.2 Wireless worked until update


Hey,

I have just converted from Fedora Core 3 to Suse 9.2. Upon intially installing, I got the wireless card in my Thinkpad T40 working (Intel 2100). Once I ran the updater, I can't seem to get the wireless working now. The card appears in Yast, but when I do ifconfig, it doesn't even show up. When I do lsmod, I can see the ipw2100 listed.

Can someone help me out here?

Thanks,
Phyberoptix
 
Old 03-04-2005, 01:43 PM   #2
phyberoptix
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All right, I'm a tool. It's official.

To resolve my problem, I had to re-apply the ipw-firmware RPM that I downloaded and applied previously (go figure...new kernel from the updates...).

Also, I found out the hard way that SSID's are case sensitive...grrrrr lol.

Thanks for looking, but I'm working wirelessly now!

Phyberoptix
 
  


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