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Thread: new install wont see wireless card

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    new install wont see wireless card

    Not to be confused with the wireless modem.

    I can only get eth0 to work eth1 is my wireless nic and says

    3c501 device eth1 does not seem to be present delaying initialization.

    I am using an IBM R51 laptop

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    i think i have the wrong device selected just not sure which one to use. I was told i have a intel 2200abg wireless card

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    i loaded ubuntu cd (run from cd only) and it sees the wifi connection. I wonder why redhat does not.

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    man no one on this site???

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    double check which wireless card it is by typing lspci in a cmd terminal

    you should see a line like this

    1:07.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR2413 802.11bg NIC (rev 01)

    Make sure yours is an Intel 2200abg.

    Info and drivers for that card found here:

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