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Old 03-13-2008, 03:02 AM   #1
gehariprasath
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How to Bring up and configure the Wireless interface during boot up?


Dear all,

I have FC 7 installed in my PC at office.We have a wireless network here.I use a USB Wi-Fi adapter with the Zydas chipset The Zydas driver that comes with the FC-7 distro is having some range issues.So i downloaded the latest driver and compiled it to create the driver module.

Now i need to remove the USB Wi-Fi adapter,rmmod the existing driver, insmod the new driver module and insert the USB Wi-Fi adapter,configure the Wi-Fi network from command prompt everytime i boot my machine.Is there any boot script using which i can do these things everytime i boot my machine.If so,how to proceed with.

Need help from you guys..
 
Old 03-13-2008, 09:09 PM   #2
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Well, one thing you could do is blacklist the old module, so that it doesn't load on boot.
Code:
$ sudo echo "blacklist old_wifi_driver_module" >> /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist
And then, add the new driver module to the kernel modules list to load on boot.
Code:
$ sudo echo "new_wifi_driver_module" >> /etc/modules
Let me know how that works.
 
  


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