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Re: kernel 2.6.19 + Cisco 350 Wireless adapter needs manual config


On Don, 11 Jän 2007, Mauro Darida wrote:

> after upgrading from sarge to etch and switching from kernel 2.6.10 to 
> self-compiled 2.6.19 my wireless cisco card is not working properly, because 
> I need to configure it manually at every reboot:
> # iwconfig eth2_rename essid "*******"
> # iwconfig eth2_rename key s:*******

thats clearly a bug of UDEV. I suggest you purge
and delete the /etc/udev /etc/hotplug
(a backup is always nice)
and then make a fresh reinstall of udev.

and .. for laptops the network-manager is really nice addon.

> Besides, I would like to know a way to change the interface name 
> from "eth2_rename" to a normal "eth2"...(It was configured as "eth1" in sarge 
> and worked flawlessy).
> I am using the kernel cisco driver and the yenta-socket module in a sony vaio 
> FX-802; the following is what the kernel says at boot-up:
> airo(): Finished probing for PCI adapters
> pcmcia: request for exclusive IRQ could not be fulfilled.
> pcmcia: the driver needs updating to supported shared IRQ lines.
> airo(eth2): cmd:111 status:7f11 rsp0:2 rsp1:0 rsp2:0
> airo(eth2): Doing fast bap_reads
> airo(eth2): WPA unsupported (only firmware versions 5.30.17 and greater 
> support WPA.  Detected 5.02.19)
> airo(eth2): MAC enabled 0:f:f8:4e:0:43
> eth2: index 0x05: , Vpp 5.0, irq 10, io 0x0100-0x013f
> I don't know why, but after that ifconfig reports only an "eth2_rename" 
> wireless interface.

Florian Reitmeir

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