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RE: NetworkManager Cannot Connect to Wireless Network

> -----Original Message-----
> From: John [mailto:nesredep@gmail.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, 13 July, 2010 11:33
> To: debian-user@lists.debian.org
> Subject: Re: NetworkManager Cannot Connect to Wireless Network
> On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 3:14 AM, John Frankish <j-frankish@slb.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >
> > Hmm - now I see the following in dmesg:
> >
> > ipw2100: Fatal interrupt. Scheduling firmware restart
> >
> > There are many, many hits for this in google, but no solutions...
> >
> I assume you have gotten things working with WEP turned off?  Go the
> the router and disable WEP, and similarly on your computer select "no
> encryption", and make sure everything works.  I can't remember if you
> said you had done that or if somebody else mentioned this, but just to
> be sure, it's worth checking that things work properly in the most
> simple setup.
> John
No, I have not tried turning WEP off, but on the same machine booted in tinycorelinux I can connect, albeit after a couple of attempts and not using NetworkManager.

Also on three other laptops (none of which use the same hardware) and an iPhone there are no problems connecting.

I'll try rmmod/modprobe ipw2100 (google suggests this might work) and if not, I guess it's ndiswrapper...

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