Is wireless support any better with FC5?

Lonni J Friedman netllama at
Wed Apr 19 16:37:04 UTC 2006

On 4/19/06, Craig McLean <craig at> wrote:
> Lonni J Friedman wrote:
> > On 4/19/06, James Pifer <jep at> wrote:
> >> Is wireless support any better with FC5?
> > [snip by craig]
> > For me FC5 has been an absolute nightmare for wifi.  Everything worked
> > perfectly for me with a orinico supported pcmcia wifi card in FC4.
> > Since upgrading, I can't get it to work at all.  The card is detected,
> > yet it never can connect to anything on any network.
> I've been on FC5 for a while on a Tosh Tecra M2. The on-board Intel
> PRO2100b is working great, as is the Linksys WPC54GSv2 PCMCIA card
> (using ndiswrapper). If anything, the PCMCIA support seems to be
> light-years ahead of where is was last time I was unfortunate enough to
> need it :-)

Must be nice.  I can't get an in kernel 'supported' driver to work
right in FC5.

L. Friedman                                    netllama at

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