strange wireless behavior-update
charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Fri Mar 3 14:36:05 UTC 2006
On Thu, Mar 02, 2006 at 08:37:52PM -0600, akonstam at trinity.edu wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 02, 2006 at 01:32:19PM -0500, Dan wrote:
> > Matthew Saltzman wrote:
> > >On Wed, 1 Mar 2006, Charles Curley wrote:
> > >
> > >I don't think so. It appears to be a driver or firmware issue. As a
> > >workaround, try adding
> > >
> > > options ipw2200 hwcrypto=0
> > >
> > >to /etc/modprobe.conf. It seems to drastically reduce the number of
> > >these errors.
Wednesday night, I powered down the laptop and Thursday morning I
restarted it. The error messages showed up. So suspending is not the
issue. I then added that line, and rmmod/modprobed the driver. After
running "service network stop/service network start", the network
worked, and the messages have gone away.
> > >
> > [quote]
> > * Wed Mar 1 2006 Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com> [2.6.15-1.1833_FC4]
> > - 188.8.131.52
> > * Mon Feb 20 2006 Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com>
> > - Make monitor mode work for ipw2200
Kewl! Well, having patience is occasionally the proper procedure. :-)
> > * Thu Feb 16 2006 John W. Linville <linville at redhat.com>
> > - Set ipw2200 hwcrypto option to 0 to avoid firmware restarts.
Great. So when 1833 comes down the chute I can remove that line?
> > [/quote]
> > Some fixes in the latest stable kernel update for ipw2200 (including the
> > hwcrypto=0). Try it out.
> Using kernel-2.6.15-1.1831_fC4 and putting:
> options ipw2200 hwcrypto=0 in the /etc/modprobe.conf.
> the wireless connection fails every time. Without this option the
> connection works. Go figure.
??? That isn't what I see here. I'm running a Lenovo R51,
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