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Old 04-26-2008, 05:17 AM   #1
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WLAN connectivity on Fedora 8

I am new to linux...i recently installed fedora 8 on my acer Laptop...its travel mate 4270..It is a dual boot O.S uses windows XP and fedora 8 of course...Well the installation of fedora 8 went smoothly..but then since i use Wireless at home i found out that the wireless doesnt the sense in XP when i switch on the wireless it blinks and to be more precise even in Ubuntu it did work..but only in Fedora 8 it did not..i was trying to see in google if ther is any way of getting it running..

My Wireless Specification : Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network connection.

Any help or related steps on this topic will be appreciated..
Old 04-26-2008, 05:57 AM   #2
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Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network connection
... have you attempted to configure the interface (you use the internet configuration wizard). Possibly you don't have the driver?

Add the atrpms repo to yum and

yum install ipw3945

ipw3945 driver from ATrpms.
An LQ thread about your card.


Please edit your profile to include your distro and some idea to your location. This will help us reply properly.

Please write proper English. It tells us that you are not too lazy to be worth helping, so, improving the quality of your replies.


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