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Old 12-06-2008, 11:55 PM   #1
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Default Fedora 10 wireless

Looking for insight on how to get my laptop that has Fedora 10 installed connected wirelessly to my network.

Everytime I think I have it set up correct and hit Activate, it doesn't work.

My adapter is an Intel Pro/Wireless 3945abg.
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Old 12-07-2008, 04:57 AM   #2
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Default Re: Fedora 10 wireless

Hi,

Can you please open a terminal, then type: "lspci" w/o quotes. Then post the output.

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Old 12-07-2008, 05:24 AM   #3
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Default Re: Fedora 10 wireless

Here you go, and if you don't mind me asking what that command is used for?

00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/PM/GMS, 943/940GML and 945GT Express Memory Controller Hub (rev 03)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/PM/GMS, 943/940GML and 945GT Express PCI Express Root Port (rev 03)
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) High Definition Audio Controller (rev 02)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) PCI Express Port 1 (rev 02)
00:1c.1 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) PCI Express Port 2 (rev 02)
00:1c.2 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) PCI Express Port 3 (rev 02)
00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI Controller #1 (rev 02)
00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI Controller #2 (rev 02)
00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI Controller #3 (rev 02)
00:1d.3 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI Controller #4 (rev 02)
00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller (rev 02)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge (rev e2)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801GHM (ICH7-M DH) LPC Interface Bridge (rev 02)
00:1f.2 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801GBM/GHM (ICH7 Family) SATA IDE Controller (rev 02)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) SMBus Controller (rev 02)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation GeForce Go 7950 GTX (rev a1)
02:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection (rev 02)
06:07.0 CardBus bridge: Texas Instruments PCIxx12 Cardbus Controller
06:07.1 FireWire (IEEE 1394): Texas Instruments PCIxx12 OHCI Compliant IEEE 1394 Host Controller
06:07.2 Mass storage controller: Texas Instruments 5-in-1 Multimedia Card Reader (SD/MMC/MS/MS PRO/xD)
06:07.3 SD Host controller: Texas Instruments PCIxx12 SDA Standard Compliant SD Host Controller
06:0b.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8169 Gigabit Ethernet (rev 10)
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Old 12-10-2008, 09:39 AM   #4
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Default Re: Fedora 10 wireless

Hi,

Sorry for taking so long to get back to you. About your first question. "lspci" lists all of the hardware that is connected to your computer with pci slots.

About your wireless, if you right click on your network manager, and them click on edit connections..., you will get a menu. This menu has some tabs: wired, wireless, mobile broadband, vpn, dsl. I am wondering what is listed under the wireless tab? This will help us figure out if you are finding anything.

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I ended up uninstalling it and reinstalling XP. I am going to reinstall it under a Virtual PC and will post back the results then.
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Sorry to hear that you gave up on it so fast. But good luck with it in Virtual PC.
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