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Old 06-27-2004, 02:54 AM   #1
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Question Broadcom Corporation BCM94306 802.11g on Fedora core 2.

I followed the instruction mentioned here (NO URL)

to install this wireless card on my laptop, everything is fine.
and acutally I think that the driver has been installed correctly since I can use
"iwlist wlan0 scan" to find two different networks here with correct ESSID. But I could not use
"iifup wlan0" to activate my wireless card.

my ESSID should be "test" but using iwconfig, I just got:
lo no wireless extensions.

sit0 no wireless extensions.

eth0 no wireless extensions.

wlan0 IEEE 802.11g ESSID:"" Nickname:""
Mode:Auto Frequency:2.462GHz Access Point: 00:00:00:00:00:00
Bit Rate=54Mb/s Tx-Power:13 dBm
RTS thr=2347 B Fragment thr=2346 B
Encryption key:3336-3339-2D33-3433-302D-3336-3336-2D33-3633-392D-3333-3335-2D33-3234-342D-3334 Security mode:restricted
Power Managementff
Link Quality:100/100 Signal level:-10 dBm Noise level:-256 dBm
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:12627 Missed beacon:0

even I just used
"iwconfig wlan0 channel 11 essid "test" mode Managed" before running "iwconfig"

Fedora core 2: (kernel 2.6.6-1.435
)ndiswrapper 0.8 CVS

Many thanks.
Old 06-27-2004, 08:57 AM   #2
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But I could not use
"iifup wlan0" to activate my wireless card.
It could be that the card is "up" but doesn't have an IP address. If you look at the output of ifconfig, does wlan0 have an IP. If not, either assign one manually or run your dhcp client to get one (I think in Fedora the command is dhclient wlan0).

even I just used
"iwconfig wlan0 channel 11 essid "test" mode Managed" before running "iwconfig"
Try these one at a time starting with essid. I don't think that the other settings will take if the card isn't associated with an access point first.


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