Re: Problems connecting using Atheros/madwifi

Quoting Dan Williams <dcbw redhat com>:

> > NetworkManager: Warning: the wireless card (ath0) requires too much time
> > scans.  Its driver needs to be fixed.
> Part of this is a problem with wireless-tools, for which I'm pushing an
> FC3 update right now...

Excellent.  I'm looking forward to trying out the fix!

> > When I try to connect from NetworkManagerInfo I get a warning message:
> > 
> > The request wireless network 'my-network' does not appear to be in range. 
> > A different wireless network will be used if any are available.
> This probably happens because scans don't work, and therefore
> NetworkManager can't find networks to connect to.

Is this due to the aforementioned wireless-tools "problem"?  (I.e., will the
wireless-tools update fix this issue, too?  Or is this another issue?)

I'm keeping an eye out for the update so I can try it :)
*waits patiently, like Ed Gruberman*

> Dan


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