Wifi / Fedora core 5 / kernel-2.6.17-1.2187_FC5

Dan Williams dcbw
Sat Oct 14 20:06:12 PDT 2006

On Sat, 2006-10-14 at 18:33 +0200, ph35sm at free.fr wrote:
> hello,
> sorry to insist but i really would like how to do when using this level of
> kernel or what do you need to be able to help me.
> As i already said, the same wifi card with 2.4 kernel and hostap package works
> very well. Since I upgrade to this kernel 2.6.17, hostap modules are included
> but it does'nt work.
> So please help me.

Have you blacklisted the orinoco_* and hermes drivers
in /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist?  both drivers can drive some of the same
hardware, and they fight for it unless you pick which one you'd like to

> Wificard : Network controller: Standard Microsystems Corp [SMC] SMC2602W
> EZConnect / Addtron AWA-100 / Eumitcom PCI WL11000
> Thanks a lot.
> philippe
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