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> Activating A Wireless Network Card
Ianb1972
post Nov 19 2005, 09:17 AM
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I am trying to activate my wireless network card but all I get is:
Determining IP information for wlan0... failed.

When I type iwlist wlan0 scan into Terminal this is what I get:

[root@localhost ~]# iwlist wlan0 scan
Warning: Driver for device wlan0 recommend version 18 of Wireless Extension,
but has been compiled with version 17, therefore some driver features
may not be available...

wlan0 Scan completed :
Cell 01 - Address: 16:36:74:F4:97:17
ESSID:"Bardells"
Protocol:IEEE 802.11b
Mode:Ad-Hoc
Frequency:2.462 GHz (Channel 11)
Quality:0 Signal level:0 Noise level:0
Encryption key:off
Bit Rate:1 Mb/s
Bit Rate:2 Mb/s
Bit Rate:5.5 Mb/s
Bit Rate:6 Mb/s
Bit Rate:9 Mb/s
Bit Rate:11 Mb/s
Bit Rate:12 Mb/s
Bit Rate:18 Mb/s
Extra:bcn_int=100
Extra:atim=0


As you can see I have turned off all Encryption and I have set Fedora up for Auto and Ad-Hoc and Auto also set the Network name (ESSID) up for Bardells
But I still get the same error when trying to adtivate it Determining IP information for wlan0... failed.

Has anyone any ideas??
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