Re: Personal experiences (so far) with .7

On 8/14/07, Steev Klimaszewski <steev gentoo org> wrote:
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> Gentoo experiences
> (which, really, we need to update our backend... I will be working on
> this soon, I swear)
> Using r2682, wireless doesn't work at all, the devices show up, however
> things are greyed out.  So it does see the devices.  If I pop out a
> wireless card (I have about 8-10 cards here that I can test the various
> drivers out) I get the following filling up my log (even if I re-insert
> the card)
> Aug 14 15:10:57 sigma NetworkManager: nm_device_get_state: assertion
> `NM_IS_DEVICE (device)' failed
> Wired works like a champ though, so that is good, I am just puzzled by
> why the wireless is greyed out.  Even if I don't have a wire plugged in
> when I start NM, only wireless, it sees the devices, but then nothing.
> Attempting to create a wireless network or connect to other wireless
> network also seems to do nothing.
> Wireless drivers/chipsets tested against:
> at76c503a (usb)
> rtl8180 (pcmcia)
> atheros (
> bcm43xx (in-kernel .4 whatever is latest)
> orinoco-sn (
> p54 (usb - in-kernel mac80211)
> bcm43xx (in-kernel mac80211 as well)
> ndiswrapper 1.48_rc1 (this is actually a Marvell 88w8335 [Libertas]
> card, however, pcmcia so not covered by inkernel libertas :( )
> mini-pci orinoco card, as well as a mini-pci atheros card - inkernel for
> the mini-pci orinoco and for the mini-pci atheros card.
> Any hints?

You do have wpa_supplicant >= 0.5.7 running as root with -u switch
passed to enable dbus interface?


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