Installing via Wireless doesn't work with Intel 3945 FC8

Andrew Parker andrewparker at
Fri Nov 9 07:22:25 UTC 2007

On Nov 9, 2007 12:56 AM, Ben Kevan <ben.kevan at> wrote:
> So,
> Went to install FC 8 to give it an honest shot and to my dismay when I
> tried to add additional repositories it wouldn't allow me to configure
> wlan0 (or my wireless card as anything). I need to have Wireless
> because I don't have a hardwired connection that I am willing to use.
> Is this just broken out of the box with no way to fix unless I have a
> hard wired connection?

It was there, for me, in test2 but disappeared in test3.  There was a
bug where anaconda mismatched the device names (it confused the wired
with the wireless nic), so its presence as an option may have been a

Note that, for me, my 3945 will only connect 10% of the time unless I
use "options iwl3945 disable_hw_scan=1" as per

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