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Old 03-16-2006, 09:23 PM   #1
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prob in wireless network after upgrading kernel


I am using Fedora 4 on Dell Inspiron 600m having intel 2200 b/g. After upgrading kernel to 2.6.12-1.1456_FC4, I am not able to connect using wireless network. I have tried following step to make things work but no success. Can anyone tell me what is wrong?

Downloaded ieee80211-1.1.12.tgz ipw2200-1.1.0.tgz ipw2200-fw-2.4.tgz wireless_tools.27.tar.gz and unpacked them.

after going in ieee80211 directory that I unpacked, issued
'remove-old' and then 'make uninstall' to remove previous installation.
Did same inside ipw2200 folder that I unpacked.

Then , in iee80211 directory, issued 'make' followed by 'make install'
And then, in ipw2200 directory, issued 'make' followed by 'make install'
copied extracted firmware files( total 7) to /lib/firmware folder, as this is firmware directory mentioned in /etc/hotplug/firmware.agent .

Then 'modprobe ieee80211' followed by 'modprobe ipw2200'
I checked using lsmod later which gives me following output

lsmod | grep ipw
ipw2200 113192 0
ieee80211 52932 1 ipw2200
ieee80211_crypt 8964 2 ipw2200,ieee80211

Now, I dont get any signal from surrounding wireless networks when I use KWifiManager nor I am able to assign address using dhcp. Is there anything I am missing?
Any idea what is wrong?

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