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Old 20th February 2012, 09:00 PM
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Router not found since 2.6.42.3-2.fc15.x86_64 kernel update

Since this latest Kernel update I was no longer see the "wireless" option in the Network Manager dropdown menu.

This was exactly the same problem I had before:
http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=270734

So, I rebuilt the akmods for wl as per:

su -c 'yum install akmod-wl'
su -c 'akmods --akmod wl'

This gave me my wireless back, HOWEVER my Router is no longer found, whereas other Routers in the neighbourhood are.

I tried to connect by selecting the "saved Router connection" in the Connection Manager, but this does not work.

I have tried re-starting the Router but its still not found. My Windows laptop and Android phone has no problem connecting to it.

Is there any reason why Fedora can no longer find my Router?
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