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Old 03-08-2007, 12:01 PM   #1
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Arrow Redhat AS 4 / Dell Latitude D810 laptop / Wireless

Hi all,

Below is my environment.

Laptop - Dell D810 Latitude Laptop with Intel Centrino Mobile processor.
Wireless Card - Intel Pro Wireless 2915abg Card
OS - Redhat AS Ver 4 update 4.

Problem: When I issue ifup eth1, I get the below message.

Determining IP information for eth1...PING (

192.16 8.0.5 eth1: 56(84) bytes of data.

--- ping statistics ---

3 packets transmitted, 0 received, +3 errors, 100% packet loss, time

, pipe 4

PING ( from eth1: 56(84) bytes of

--- ping statistics ---

3 packets transmitted, 0 received, +3 errors, 100% packet loss, time

, pipe 4


My Dmesg output is as below

[root@tg ~]# dmesg|grep ipw

ipw2200: Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2200/2915 Network Driver, git-1.0.10
ipw2200: Copyright(c) 2003-2005 Intel Corporation
ipw2200: Detected Intel PRO/Wireless 2915ABG Network Connection

Old 03-08-2007, 12:58 PM   #2
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You need to install the firmware package for the iwp2200 wireless device.

This one should work, do not let the distribution version bother you;


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