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which i assume works ... however i can't simply use my wireless. My Router doesn't seem to recognise the signal or something... any ideas on this problem?? All my settings are correct, i.e. my ping, dns (which i just copied from my ethernet settings)etc.
Try installing the driverloader from linuxant.com and install the win drivers they provide they work well. And after doing this if it doesnt work, check detailed settings of your network cards not sure where they are located in fedora c3, makesure you set your eth card to "if plugged" and set wireless card to "hotplugged"
Re: Fedora Core 3 problems with STARTUP and WIRELESS
Originally posted by the_snob Why does it happen and how can i stop it from hanging on that line? Now i have to startup using the interactive startup so when it asks do you want to "Start service sendmail" i select "no".
For this, try: 'chkconfig sendmail off'
For your wireless problem, it's really hard to say as there are so many variables. What you posted really just made it look like Linux recognizes your card at least, and it appears to be initialized, but it doesn't say what's going on. Often, it's WEP related. Try turning WEP off on your router to see if that's it. Do you use DHCP or static IPs? Make sure the firewall isn't in the way ('service iptables stop'). It would help to at least see the output from 'ifconfig' and 'iwconfig'
Originally posted by ginda Try installing the driverloader from linuxant.com and install the win drivers they provide they work well. And after doing this if it doesnt work, check detailed settings of your network cards not sure where they are located in fedora c3, makesure you set your eth card to "if plugged" and set wireless card to "hotplugged"
I wouldn't recommend this, as the last time I checked (about a minute ago), linuxant's driver loader only has a free trial. You'd have to pay for it. I'd recommend using the advice from the previous poster.
Also, if it does come down to a driver issue, and you think you want to try loading the window$ driver, try the FOSS alternative to linuxant's driver loader, known as ndiswrapper (http://ndiswrapper.sourceforge.net).