Re: Fedora 8 on laptop lenovo T61P

On Thu, 2008-01-10 at 20:24 +0100, Francois wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been asked from the fedora mailing list, to post my problems here on 
> that one.
> This is it :
> I have a brand new laptop Lenovo T61P, and i wanted to install Fedora8 on 
> it.
> The wireless stuff works fine, using another HD, with Windows Vista on it.
> After different pbs, I got F8 installed on it.
> Now when I boot, I have the following message :
> "error for wireless request "set mode (8B06)". Set failed on device wlan0. 
> invalid argument.
> I have that message since I've updated the packages. When I just installed 
> F8 from the DVD, I didn't get that warning, but the wifi didn't work 
> though.
> The little led that shows that wifi is activated is off.
> The wireless I have is :
> 03:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 4965 AG or AGN 
> Network Connection (rev 61)
> 03:00.0 0280: 8086:4230 (rev 61)
>         Subsystem: 8086:1111
>         Control: I/O- Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- 
> Stepping- SERR+ FastB2B-
>         Status: Cap+ 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- 
> <TAbort- 
> <MAbort- >SERR+ <PERR-
>         Latency: 0, Cache Line Size: 64 bytes
>         Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 216
>         Region 0: Memory at df2fe000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=8K]
>         Capabilities: [c8] Power Management version 3
>                 Flags: PMEClk- DSI+ D1- D2- AuxCurrent=0mA 
> PME(D0+,D1-,D2-,D3hot+,D3cold+)
>                 Status: D0 PME-Enable- DSel=0 DScale=0 PME-
>         Capabilities: [d0] Message Signalled Interrupts: Mask- 64bit+ 
> Queue=0/0 
> Enable+
>                 Address: 00000000fee0300c  Data: 4162
>         Capabilities: [e0] Express Endpoint IRQ 0
>                 Device: Supported: MaxPayload 128 bytes, PhantFunc 0, 
> ExtTag-
>                 Device: Latency L0s <512ns, L1 unlimited
>                 Device: AtnBtn- AtnInd- PwrInd-
>                 Device: Errors: Correctable- Non-Fatal- Fatal- Unsupported-
>                 Device: RlxdOrd+ ExtTag- PhantFunc- AuxPwr- NoSnoop+
>                 Device: MaxPayload 128 bytes, MaxReadReq 128 bytes
>                 Link: Supported Speed 2.5Gb/s, Width x1, ASPM L0s L1, Port 0
>                 Link: Latency L0s <128ns, L1 <64us
>                 Link: ASPM L0s Enabled RCB 64 bytes CommClk+ ExtSynch-
>                 Link: Speed 2.5Gb/s, Width x1
> After a while, I have my wireless stuff that works. But it works, only if I 
> run knetworkmanager. If I stop it, it doesn't work. The led that shows that 
> the wifi function is running doesn't work, but I don't care.
> The pb I have is that knetworkmanager doesn't take care of the IP address I 
> wrote in the ifcfg-wlan0 file. It takes an IP from my dhcp router, but my 
> laptop has a fixed ip, It is configurated that way, it is not supposed to 
> take an IP from my dhcp router.

The NM bits in 0.7 don't quite yet support static IP
from /etc/systconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-* yet.  That's coming soon.


> Another pb, is that I'm disconnected from the network after 8 or 10 minutes. 
> I have to stop my connection from the icon on my desktop and to connect 
> again to the wireless network. Something is broken somewhere. I didn't have 
> such problems before running my old laptop and F7.
> Francois
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