Various recent threads about networking issues

Ambrogio fn050202 at
Tue Jun 27 14:16:34 UTC 2006

Il giorno mar, 27/06/2006 alle 09.06 -0400, Matthew Saltzman ha scritto:
> I've seen a number of threads in the last couple of days about networking 
> problems after installing kernel-2.6.17-1.2139_FC5.  If you are having 
> problems and you have more than one NIC, please try the following and 
> report back whether it works:
> (1) Install initscripts-8.31.2-1 from updates-testing.
> (2) If you have an ipw2100 or ipw2200, install the latest appropriate 
> firmware RPM from livna.
> (3) Open system-config-network and delete all interfaces from the 
> interfaces tab and all devices from the hardware tab.
> (4) Edit /etc/modprobe.conf and remove aliases for network devices.
> (5) Reboot.
> (6) Open system-config-network and verify that your devices are correctly 
> configured.  (Note that the device order may have changed.  After this, it 
> will not change again.)
> (7) Check /etc/modprobe.conf.  If you use an ipw2200, the following 
> options are recommended:
>  	options ipw2200 hwcrypto=0 associate=0
> (7) Test your interfaces.
It works, but I think it worked also before.
The problem is that change in naming interface is not good.


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