I'm trying to get working my wi-fi pcmcia adapter based on Ralink RT2500 (it's ASUS WL-107G)
it sees the network but can not connect even with encryption OFF
Linux tirgrobook 18.104.22.168-55.fc9.i686
Network controller: RaLink RT2500 802.11g Cardbus/mini-PCI (rev 01)
iwlist wlan0 scan
wlan0 Scan completed :
Cell 01 - Address: 00:14:D1:3F:FB:7D
Frequency:2.437 GHz (Channel 6)
Quality=53/100 Signal level:-39 dBm
Bit Rates:1 Mb/s; 2 Mb/s; 5.5 Mb/s; 11 Mb/s; 6 Mb/s
12 Mb/s; 24 Mb/s; 36 Mb/s; 9 Mb/s; 18 Mb/s
48 Mb/s; 54 Mb/s
wlan0 IEEE 802.11 ESSID:"dart"
Mode:Managed Frequency:2.437 GHz Access Point: Not-Associated
Retry min limit:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr=2352 B
Link Quality:0 Signal level:0 Noise level:0
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0
When I try to
I get the following record in /var/log/messages
Jun 21 20:26:25 localhost kernel: ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): wlan0: link is not ready
WHY LINK IS NOT READY?
when I let NetwokManager control the device
I get the following in /var/log/messages
NetworkManager: <info> (wlan0): supplicant connection state change: 3 -> 0
NetworkManager: <info> (wlan0): supplicant connection state change: 0 -> 2
NetworkManager: <info> (wlan0): supplicant connection state change: 2 -> 3
NetworkManager: <info> Activation (wlan0/wireless): association took too long, failing activation.
NetworkManager: <info> (wlan0): device state change: 5 -> 9
NetworkManager: <info> Activation (wlan0) failed for access point (dart)
NetworkManager: <info> Marking connection 'dart' invalid.
NetworkManager: <info> Activation (wlan0) failed.
NetworkManager: <info> (wlan0): device state change: 9 -> 3
NetworkManager: <info> (wlan0): deactivating device.
Does anyone get rt2500 card working in FC9?
How to make it work?
Thanks in advance
PS What Wi-Fi chipsets would you suggest to use to get wi-fi working on fedora out of the box?