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Old 10-04-2006, 01:56 AM   #1
ericbowler300
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FC5 system-config-network


hey,
i am on FC5. i set up the drivers for my wireless card with ndiswrapper. I am now trying to connect to my wireless network but i am getting this message:

Error for wireless request "Set Frequency" (8B04):
SET failed on device wlan0; Invalid argument.

Determining IP information for wlan0...dhclient
(1647) is already running - exiting.
exiting.
failed.


please let me know what i am doing wrong. thanks
 
Old 10-04-2006, 04:38 AM   #2
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this is cause you'll need to update wireless tools
Quote:
Error for wireless request "Set Frequency" (8B04):
SET failed on device wlan0; Invalid argument.
what shows
Code:
ndiswrapper -l
and did you issued the command
Code:
ndiswrapper -m
so that it's written to modeprobe.conf

what shows dmesg|tail
 
Old 10-06-2006, 09:58 PM   #3
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heres what the outputs were:

[root@localhost eric]# /usr/sbin/ndiswrapper -l
Installed drivers:
bcmw15 invalid driver!
bcmw15 driver installed, hardware present
[root@localhost eric]# /usr/sbin/ndiswrapper -m
Adding "alias wlan0 ndiswrapper" to /etc/modprobe.d/ndiswrapper

Last edited by ericbowler300; 10-06-2006 at 10:00 PM.
 
Old 10-09-2006, 05:30 AM   #4
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use another driver inf file.
update wireless tools
thats it.
 
Old 10-13-2006, 02:12 AM   #5
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alright, well i couldnt get the bcmw15 invalid driver! off so i completely reinstalled FC5. I did so with KDE instead of gnome this time. i got the bcmwl5 driver working but when i go to the Network Configuration and try to add a new device. it askes which wireless card i want to use and all that is there is "Other Wireless Card"
 
  


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