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Yeah, I have an issue similar to yours. I have a WPC11 in Slack 9. The card is *sometimes* recognised by the kernel at bootup, other times, the firmware does not start. Anyway, when you run dhcpcd eth0, it should fill in your essid and all for you -- that's how mine worked. My problem is, I can't get a signal in places I used to. For example, my bedroom 2 floors above the base, I used to get a signal, but now I can't (after re-install). Last night, I re-installed Slack 9. I set it up to do a net install, with my WPC11, and *it worked fine*. But, this morning at school, I boot up, and not 40 ft. from the base, no signal. Any thoughts?
Originally posted by spurious You need to edit /etc/pcmcia/wireless.opts to permanently configure your wireless card. <snip>.
That seems to have done it *crossing fingers*. At first, it didn't, but then I deleted every 'example' in there (after of course backing up the original for a reference point), and went with the 'generic' example.
I got quite a few boot errors on it, when it broadcasted for dhcp, but then it got the ip, and we seem to be ok. (for now).