[ILUG] Re: Aironet and Red Hat 7.2
Paul Mc Auley
pmcauley at iol.ie
Thu May 23 12:40:03 IST 2002
Dave Wilson <dave.wilson at heanet.ie> wrote:
| I've tried running the install from the Cisco CD, including grabbing the
| source to pcmcia-cs-3.1.27 (the same one that comes by default with
| RH7.2) and allowing it to recompile the driver. When I insert the card,
| the airo.o driver is loaded but "iwconfig eth0" reports
The driver is part of the kernel...
| Warning : Device eth0 has been compiled with version 252
| of Wireless Extension, while we are using version 11.
| Some things may be broken...
| Any suggestions? I've tried not to break too many of the defaults
| because google suggests that this should work perfectly well with RH7.2
| by default (and hence, there's a dearth of instructions to fix it).
I just went through something similar. It worked but was acting up, so
I used a clean (non Redhat) kernel tarball and rebuilt the kernel and
modules from scratch.
And now all is well. On a related note, does anyone know where I could
get linux compatible wireless gear within easy reach?
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