WPA and no wireless detected
On 02/09/11 13:13, John Pierce wrote:
> Greetings all!
> I have been away from Fedora for some time, but came home to old
> faithful after realizing that OpenSuse was going to take forever to
> patch up the kernel to fix a buggy DSDT for my Toshiba labtops.
> Here is my problem, along with some details:
> I have two Toshiba L505D-GS6000 laptops that are identical, I truly
> mean identical. Running lspci on both machines will yield the same
> exact configuration.
> I installed Fedora 14 on laptop 1, updated the system, installed wicd
> and removed networkmanager (I do not like it), and then ran the
> following commands.
> I ran make clean&& make&& make install for the Realtek driver that I
> need for my wireless card, all went well and I was able to modprobe it
> I then opened wicd and it saw my wireless router (WPA secured), I gave
> it the necessary credentials and all is fine, typing this post from
> that machine.
> LAPTOP 2
> Everything went identically to the above process, but I have no
> listing for WPA authentication. I have insured that wpa_supplicant is
> running and all versions are the same.
> I am now at a complete loss to figure out what is keeping it from
> scanning the networks.
> Any thoughts, ideas, comments would be greatly appreciated.
iwlist <interface> scanning show?
iwlist wlan0 scanning
should display info about existing access points with wlan0 being the
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