[PLUG] Can not use the wireless network in Fedora 15

Mayuresh mayuresh at acm.org
Thu Aug 18 23:33:58 IST 2011

On Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 11:16:37PM +0530, Chaitany Kulkarni wrote:
> Hello,
> I can not use wireless network in fedora 15. The device is shown as wlano0
> and when I try to configure and enable it, it is taken off again. I tried
> this many times using network manager. When I tried it with ifconfig it
> didn't shown any error but then also I can not configure it. I am using
> Lenove z570 having atheros built-in device.
> ifconfig shows as follows.
> ifconfig wlan0

My experience with NetworkManager is bad. I usually don't install it or
uninstall completely if installed.

Have you tried iwconfig?

Also, some wirerless devices require a firmware upgrade which should
usually be available as an rpm. (dmesg / log should indicate whether it
was firmware issue.)


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