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Link to this post 15 May 09

Hi
I have an HPQ nw8440.
first reboot Knetwork manager find networks, but sometimes lost the connections, after can not find networks. I need to restart.

Please help me.

Link to this post 15 May 09

What distro are you using?

Do you have the correct Driver installed?

you can simply do a lspci -l

Are you using ndiswrapper? do you have it linked correctly to the kernel?

wpa_supplicant enabled?


http://www.linlap.com/

this is a good place to start...otherwise google linux and wireless...

Link to this post 15 May 09

distro: SLED 10


controller: 10:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection (rev 02 )

not use ndiswrapper

where is wpa_supplicant?

I used google before posted this topic.

and
after start does not plug into wifi network I have wait lots(maybe 75 sec) . I dont know how modify this time.

Link to this post 15 May 09

Sled,

If I understand you correctly, it does eventually connect, but it takes about 75 seconds, and then it will die out? or do you maintain connection?

I believe the issue is that specific card has had issues with compatibility. I googled and found this to be helpful.

http://wiki.zenwalk.org/index.php?title=Madwifi-ng_(Atheros)

I read this, and it sounded similar to your issue.

http://www.linux.com/archive/forums/printtopic/1101?theme=print

and about wpa_supplicant...

it would be in the sessions, down towards the bottom of list, if it is installed...

Link to this post 15 May 09

wiki.zenwalk.org/index.php?title=Madwifi-ng_(Atheros) <<< not alive


no.

it will waiting dhcp address at 75 seconds , after die.

the wifi lost the connection already. It solved only reboot.

Link to this post 19 May 09

go to services ....

find wpa_supplicant, check and hit enable....

if it enables...then you have wireless, otherwise it will give you an error...you should post that error so that we can see what the problem is.

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