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getting Intel Proset Wireless Card working on Toshiba Satellite M100

Hi,
I am trying to get the Toshiba M100 Wireless Card working - it is an Intel Proset 3945abg wireless card. I followed the instructions on another post here successfully, but the wireless card still cant be detected.

It is also not showing in hwbrowser.

I already successfully installed the ipw3945 driver (by running yum install ipw3945*, and it completed successfully. I am running Fedora Core 5. I followed all of the instructions, but when I run the /sbin/ipw3945d daemon, I get the following:

ipw3945d - regulatory daemon
Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Intel Corporation. All rights reserved.
version: 1.7.19
2006-09-07 16:55:58: ERROR: Could not find Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection

I really need to get the wireless working... thanks!
Steve
Linux Networking

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8/22/2022 - Mon
rindi

Are you 100% sure the card is in the PC? Usually they are small mini PCI cards, about the same size as laptop memory modules are, and the are accessible via small covers at the base of the PC. Often such cards aren't actually present! Also look for a small slider switch somewhere on the PC which turns the card on and off. These switches are often overlooked because they are very small!
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Thanks! it's working now - looks like the yum installer doesnt install the driver completely. The only change I made was PEERDNS set to 'yes'

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