Trouble installing Linksys WMP54G wireless PCI adapter Fedora 8

Mick M. off_by_1 at yahoo.com
Fri Jan 4 14:37:50 UTC 2008


--- Mike <mike.cloaked at gmail.com> wrote:

> Mick M. <off_by_1 <at> yahoo.com> writes:
> 
> > My results are EXACTLY the same as yours, word for word.
> > My card is an Edimax EW-7218G.
> 
> It is not clear from these posts whether you are using the rt2x00
> driver
> supported in the F8 kernel or not?
> 


Hi Mike;
 yes it uses the rt2xoo moduke, this is a new clean FC8 install.
Here is some more info:
lspci -v
01:07.0 Network controller: RaLink RT2561/RT61 802.11g PCI
        Subsystem: RaLink Unknown device 2561
        Flags: bus master, slow devsel, latency 32, IRQ 20
        Memory at e7000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=32K]
        Capabilities: [40] Power Management version 2


iwconfig
wlan0     IEEE 802.11g  ESSID:""
          Mode:Managed  Channel:0  Access Point: Not-Associated
          Tx-Power=0 dBm
          Retry min limit:7   RTS thr:off   Fragment thr=2352 B
          Encryption key:off
          Link Quality:0  Signal level:0  Noise level:0
          Rx invalid nwid:0  Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
          Tx excessive retries:0  Invalid misc:0   Missed beacon:0


lsmod | grep rt
rt61pci                24641  0
rt2x00pci              11201  1 rt61pci
rt2x00lib              20929  2 rt61pci,rt2x00pci
rfkill                  9297  1 rt2x00lib
input_polldev           7369  1 rt2x00lib
mac80211              115789  2 rt2x00pci,rt2x00lib
parport_pc             26981  0
parport                32393  1 parport_pc
gameport               14665  2 ns558
eeprom_93cx6            6081  1 rt61pci
crc_itu_t               6081  2 rt2x00lib,firewire_core


iwlist wlan0 scan
wlan0     Scan completed :
          Cell 01 - Address: 00:1D:7E:2F:9A:28
                    ESSID:"Fedora"
                    Mode:Master
                    Channel:6
                    Frequency:2.437 GHz (Channel 6)
                    Quality=49/100  Signal level=-62 dBm
                    Encryption key:on
                    Bit Rates:1 Mb/s; 2 Mb/s; 5.5 Mb/s; 11 Mb/s; 18
Mb/s
                              24 Mb/s; 36 Mb/s; 54 Mb/s; 6 Mb/s; 9 Mb/s
                              12 Mb/s; 48 Mb/s
                    Extra:tsf=0000006620119099

cat /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-wlan0
# RaLink RT2561/RT61 802.11g PCI
DEVICE=wlan0
BOOTPROTO=dhcp
ONBOOT=yes
HWADDR=00:0e:2e:e5:28:f9
NETMASK=
DHCP_HOSTNAME=
IPADDR=
DOMAIN=
TYPE=Wireless
USERCTL=yes
IPV6INIT=no
PEERDNS=yes
ESSID=Fedora
CHANNEL=1
MODE=Managed
RATE=Auto

I tried to find man or info on wpa_supplicant, no data.

cat /etc/sysconfig/wpa_supplicant
INTERFACES=""
DRIVERS=""

I don't know what to put in there.

> I have previously posted my web page on this forum explaining the
> details
> of the setup.
> 

I searched the archive and found a bunch from you in Dec.
No web page info though.

Thanks 
  Mick M.

Death before Decaf!!!


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