Re: PCMCIA configuration
On 15 Jan 2006, Richard Lyons wrote:
> On Sunday, 15 January 2006 at 10:22:59 -0500, Tom Allison wrote:
> > Grr...
> > I've having problems with my Orinoco gold pcmcia card that used to work.
> > I'll assume some kind of upgrade problem maybe but whatever it is,
> > I'm no longer able to sort it out myself.
> > >From the syslog, it appears that the encryption is no longer valid. This
> > is confusing because I haven't changed anything (that I know of) for
> > well over a year. I've checked the access point and it's working and
> > such...
> > help?
> > Between
> > /etc/pcmcia/network.opts
> > /etc/pcmcia/wireless.opts
> > /etc/network/ifconfig
> > I'm not getting anything to work. the card doesn't appear to load at
> > all or only partially.
> I have a very similar problem with an Orinoco PCMCIA card. There were
> a number of suggestions here a couple of weeks ago, and on
> debian-laptop just afterwards, but no solution yet. One thing I haven't
> yet tried is getting the latest driver.
> Does your card connect if you temporarily turn off encryption at the
> access point? Mine does (by manual 'ifup eth0'). If it does we may
> have the same complaint...
This may not be relevant, but I've had problems with my Cisco Aironet
340 which sound similar. I eventually tracked them to hotplug. If you
have upgraded this recently you could try going back to the version in
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