Latitude C600 Redhat 9 and dwl-650+
- Hi, I have redhat 9 stock installed dual boot with xp, i8k module's
loaded and i run i8kmon for fan control. Linux works great,
temperatures are fine and normal. I recenly got a DWL-650+ d-link
wireless pc card, and installed the drivers. I guess I have two
problems. The main one is that it seems that the sensor or the way
linux is dealing with the pc card causes my cpu temperature to jump
by about 10 degrees, to the point where my config file kicks in and
my fans start running. Since the temperature stays at that level
(around 55 C) the fans continuously run. Any idea how to fix this?
the drivers seem to be installed correctly.
Also: the pc card works perfectly in xp with no temperature spike or
Two: I'm not quite sure how to setup the wireless connection. I have
my own ssid name, with a 10 char encryption key (64-bit), and here
are the scripts i have (followed from the howto for the driver
ESSID=<my actual ssid>
added to the top of the script:
ifconfig $DEVICE up
and to the end:
i run /sbin/ifup eth1 and i get: Determining ip information for
i've also tried setting key and essid in /sbin/iwconfig. I'd REALLY
appreciate any help, sorry for the long post. Thanks!