Problem running wlan-orinoco

David Gibson david at
Fri Mar 28 10:57:31 EST 2003

On Thu, Mar 27, 2003 at 12:46:38PM +0100, Jean-Jacques Tchouto wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a problem while running my WLAN orinoco 802.11 on my notebook 
> (IBM A20m) with Redhat8.0 and Kernel 2.4.20 (without patches) and the driver 
> version orinoco-0.13c. My system start and recognise well my WLAN card, but 
> after a short time, I receive from /var/log/messages the following error 
> message:
> eth1: Tx timeout! ALLOCFID=0000, TXCOMPLFID=0000, EVSTAT=0000
> and nothing work at all. That means, I can't use WLAN to make connection.
> Is that problem already known ?
> When yes I need some advices.

Hrm... not a lot to go on here.  What type of wireless card is it, and
what is the firmware version (run "dmesg" immediately after loading
the driver).

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