Wireless Card Setup - Small problems

Rick Johnson rjohnson at medata.com
Sun Mar 14 05:54:15 UTC 2004

Pratik Mehta wrote:

> Hi,
>  I have been trying to setup my wireless card on Dell Insipiron 5150 A30 bios revision. It is a Cisco 350 PCMCIA Card. The pcmcia is working the green light starts up. 
> Then i do:
> iwconfig eth2 essid=xyz key=xxxxxx
> dhclient eth2
> but it does not seem to work....it shows me that it is configured but does not work.....
> The warning that i get is: Warning device driver compiled with wireless extension version 16 and the system is using version 15.
> Has anybody been successfully able to get this working...This is the last part of the problem in my system.....Thanks.

I get this when using the latest MadWifi based driver and a D-Link (G) 
card, as well as with an Orinoco driver and a Compaq wireless (B) card. 
It seems that the headers are of a different version than 
wireless-tools. I keep hoping that the next wireless-tools version I 
download will fix.


Rick Johnson, RHCE #807302311706007 - rjohnson at medata.com
Linux/Network Administrator - Medata, Inc. (from home)
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