>> ipw2200: Unable to load firmware: 0xFFFFFFFE
>> ipw2200: failed to register network device
>> ipw2200: probe of 0000:02:01.0 failed with error -5
The firmware is not loading !!
Did you download the latest firmware (http://ipw2200.sourceforge.net/firmware.php
and installed it at the right place ?
I have the firmware installed in "/usr/lib/hotplug/firmware" and made
a symbolic link: "/lib/firmware -> /usr/lib/hotplug/firmware"