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Old 02-24-2005, 03:45 AM   #1
mamud
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wireless MAC address: 00:00:00:00:00:00


sorry b4 for bad english ,


Hi All,
I have wireless on my laptop : #lspci
.....
0b:01.0 Network controller: Intel Corp. Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2200BG (rev 01)
......
I have install wireless driver and firmware on my system, then i do #modprobe ipw2200 its fine so far.
then i add wireless device from #system-config-network
my wireless device detected but a have a problem then,
when i probe my wireless device MAC Address -there was no change just display 00:00:00:00:00:00
anyone help me for this problem... coz i need mac address to register to network admin.

i use laptop with centrino(sonoma) & FC3/FC2

my dmesg:

Code:
.........
device-mapper: 4.1.0-ioctl (2003-12-10) initialised: dm@uk.sistina.com
Adding 1028152k swap on /dev/hda2.  Priority:-1 extents:1
Attached scsi removable disk sda at scsi0, channel 0, id 0, lun 0
IA-32 Microcode Update Driver: v1.13 <tigran@veritas.com>
microcode: No suitable data for cpu 0
inserting floppy driver for 2.6.5-1.358
floppy0: no floppy controllers found
e100: Intel(R) PRO/100 Network Driver, 3.0.17
e100: Copyright(c) 1999-2004 Intel Corporation
divert: allocating divert_blk for eth0
e100: eth0: e100_probe: addr 0xb0106000, irq 7, MAC addr 00:40:CA:CE:BD:D0
ieee80211_crypt: registered algorithm 'NULL'
ipw2200: Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2200/2915 Network Driver, 1.0.0
ipw2200: Copyright(c) 2003-2004 Intel Corporation
ipw2200: Detected Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection
divert: allocating divert_blk for eth1
ipw2200: Radio Frequency Kill Switch is On:
Kill switch must be turned off for wireless networking to work.
divert: freeing divert_blk for eth0
divert: freeing divert_blk for eth1
ieee80211_crypt: unregistered algorithm 'NULL' (deinit)
ip_tables: (C) 2000-2002 Netfilter core team
e100: Intel(R) PRO/100 Network Driver, 3.0.17
e100: Copyright(c) 1999-2004 Intel Corporation
divert: allocating divert_blk for eth0
e100: eth0: e100_probe: addr 0xb0106000, irq 7, MAC addr 00:40:CA:CE:BD:D0
ip_tables: (C) 2000-2002 Netfilter core team
ieee80211_crypt: registered algorithm 'NULL'
ipw2200: Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2200/2915 Network Driver, 1.0.0
ipw2200: Copyright(c) 2003-2004 Intel Corporation
ipw2200: Detected Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection
divert: allocating divert_blk for eth1
ipw2200: Radio Frequency Kill Switch is On:
Kill switch must be turned off for wireless networking to work.
ip_tables: (C) 2000-2002 Netfilter core team
Linux Kernel Card Services
  options:  [pci] [cardbus] [pm]
Yenta: CardBus bridge found at 0000:0b:07.0 [1509:3350]
Yenta: ISA IRQ mask 0x0050, PCI irq 11
Socket status: 30000006
cs: IO port probe 0x0c00-0x0cff: clean.
cs: IO port probe 0x0100-0x04ff: excluding 0x4d0-0x4d7
cs: IO port probe 0x0a00-0x0aff: clean.
lp: driver loaded but no devices found
PCI: Setting latency timer of device 0000:00:1e.2 to 64
MC'97 1 converters and GPIO not ready (0xf20d)
intel8x0_measure_ac97_clock: measured 85557 usecs
intel8x0: clocking to 48000
microcode: No suitable data for cpu 0
usb 3-1: new full speed USB device using address 2
scsi1 : SCSI emulation for USB Mass Storage devices
  Vendor: LEXAR     Model: JUMPDRIVE         Rev: 1.11
  Type:   Direct-Access                      ANSI SCSI revision: 02
SCSI device sdb: 251904 512-byte hdwr sectors (129 MB)
sdb: assuming Write Enabled
sdb: assuming drive cache: write through
 sdb: sdb1
Attached scsi removable disk sdb at scsi1, channel 0, id 0, lun 0
USB Mass Storage device found at 2
inserting floppy driver for 2.6.5-1.358
floppy0: no floppy controllers found
 
Old 02-24-2005, 04:08 AM   #2
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Could this have anything to do with it?

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ipw2200: Radio Frequency Kill Switch is On:
Kill switch must be turned off for wireless networking to work.
.....

Don't some laptops have a key combo (e.g. fn+f6) to enable/disable wireless?
 
Old 02-24-2005, 08:06 PM   #3
mamud
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thx for replay

i have try to switch wireless using keyboard fn+f2 (mine) both on&off
but it still the same...
i try remove all network device and add network device again,
when switch "on" and i do #modprobe ipw2200 system-config-network didn't detect my w-device
but when the switch "off" my wireless detected.

unfortunately MAC address still ZERO
 
  


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