Re: [OT] Fedora packages for ipw3945 (WAS: networkmanager fails to associate (ipw3945))

On 3/1/07, Derek Atkins <warlord mit edu> wrote:
"Rodney Morris" <rodamorris gmail com> writes:

> On 2/28/07, Rodney Morris <rodamorris gmail com> wrote:
>> On 2/28/07, Derek Atkins <warlord mit edu> wrote:
>> > "Rodney Morris" <rodamorris gmail com> writes:
>> >
>> > > NetworkManager works for me.  I can attached to open, WEP, WPA-PSK,
>> > > and WPA2-PSK access points.  The following is the information on my
>> > > distro, ipw3945 drivers, and IEEE 802.11 stack:
>> > >
>> > > 1) Fedora Core 6
>> > > 2) Kernel 2.6.19-1.2911.fc6, i686 version
>> > > 3) Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945 Network Connection driver for Linux, 1.2.0d
>> > > 4) IEEE 802.11 data/management/control stack, git-1.1.13
> I successfully connected to a hidden-SSID, open access point using
> NetworkManager.  Again, my previous offer still stands.  I'll test the
> ability to connect to hidden-SSID access points employing WEP,
> WPA-PSK, and WPA2-PSK if anyone is interested.

COOL!  So, where did you get #3 and #4?  Are there RPMs available
or did you have to pull down from source?  (yeah, I realize this
is WAY off topic for the NM list.  Sorry).

An rpm of the drivers is available from, the
dkms-ipw3945 package, which is the package I used.  (Just as a note,
if you have the dries repo enabled, disable the dries repo when
installing this package or install the dkms package from Fedora Extras
before installing the drivers.  Otherwise, the dkms-ipw3945 package
does not install correctly.)

As for the IEEE 802.11 stack, I believe the stack is the standard IEEE
802.11 stack with the Fedora kernel.  (Someone correct me if I'm

Best of luck,


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