Re: Problems connecting using Atheros/madwifi

On Thu, 2005-04-07 at 16:29 -0400, Derek Atkins wrote:
> Quoting Dan Williams <dcbw redhat com>:
> > > NetworkManager: Warning: the wireless card (ath0) requires too much time
> for
> > > 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!

Just pushed live, mirrors should pick it up by tomorrow.

> > > 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 hope so.  NetworkManager isn't able to retrieve scan results from the
card due to the wireless-tools problem, and therefore isn't able to
connect to any wireless networks.

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

So you _want_ a Boot To The Head? :)


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