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Re: [SLE] unconfigurable iwconfig
  • From: "Jake Sallee" <spark@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 11 Oct 2004 14:00:57 -0500 (CDT)
  • Message-id: <34117.>
Nick I think you intended to CC the suse-linux-e list with this one....

>> You might also look
>> into trying another card, preferrably another brand.
> I'm not quite ready for that although it may be the solution in the end.
> However, in the meantime I discovered that in YAST my device showed up
> correctly but was not configured, although there was a configuration for a
> wireless device called 'Other' with the same ssid name as in my
> ifcfg-wlan0 file. (The one I created manually). When I deleted this
> device, the ifcfg-wlan0 file was deleted too. So I then deleted
> the associated hardware configuration file, reconfigured in YAST and
> sure enough the ifcfg-wlan0 file came back. Also parameters changed there,
> e.g., nickname, are now reflected in iwconfig. All except ssid and mode
> that is, so no blinking lights. Very, very frustrating.
> I also have an old smc usb adaptor which I could try I suppose.
> Anyone ever got a smc2662w version one adaptor to work?!

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