Finally got around top putting F7 on my lappy & need a radio
gene.heskett at verizon.net
Mon Jun 4 14:03:03 UTC 2007
On Monday 04 June 2007, David G. Miller wrote:
>Gene Heskett <gene.heskett at verizon.net> wrote:
>> Anyway, with all that crap unloaded, and ndiswrapper loaded, the radio led
>> comes on and stays on, till an ifup wlan0 is done. When that is done, the
>> led under the screen hinge goes off instantly, and of course with the
>> transmitter off, its not going to connect.
>Ummmm. That's the how the radio light always behaves for me (HP
>Pavilion zv6016us, Broadcom 4306 wireless NIC) with ndiswrapper. It's a
>feature. The light lights up to indicate traffic. It's dark
In that event should I not see some flickering when its sending DHCPREQUESTS?
That would indeed be handier than bottled beer.
When it goes out, its out, dark, nothing. And I'm sitting in a darkened room,
making see it easy because its a blinding blue that lights up the whole room
when its on.
>Under Windoze, it's on when the radio is enabled and off
>otherwise. Not as useful.
>I got bcm43xx sort of working when FC6 was first released. I don't
>remember what the radio light behavior was with it. At the time, the
>only way I could get it to work was by running my AP wide open which
>wasn't acceptable. FC^h7 will probably be an opportunity to see if it
>works any better now.
I had it working for a little a year ago on fc5, and I had it talking to a
wap11 access point earlier this weekend, but my wap11 is very flaky & hard to
get started, like its powerup reset circuitry isn't. I may get another AP
when I'm next in town, any suggestions for linux compatibles?
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