If you are searching for wireless lan configuration in Fedora Core 6, a detailed description is available here. Though Fedora 7 – Moonshine detect the Ralink rt2500 Level One WNC-0301 wireless lan card, the network doesn’t work properly with default drivers. You may be able to connect sometime, but some other time it may not function properly. Because ralink drivers are not yet stable. See the discussions here. So, here is a step by step complete reference to how to make it work properly.
Step 1: Download the latest CVS release of Ralink rt2500 drivers from here.
Step 2: Unload the kernel module for rt2500 drivers
[root@bordeaux kulbirsaini] rmmod rt2500pci [Enter]
Step 3: Go to the directory /lib/modules/2.6.21-1.3194.fc7/kernel/drivers/net/wireless/mac80211/rt2x00 and take backup of the current rt2500pci driver module.
[root@bordeaux rt2x00] mv rt2500pci.ko back.rt2500pci.ko [Enter]
Step 4: Untar the download driver tar ball and change to the directory ./rt2500-cvs-XXXXXXXXXX/Module/
[root@bordeaux Module] make [Enter] [root@bordeaux Module] make install-fedora [Enter]
Step 5: Open /etc/modprobe.conf file and add a line
alias wlan0 rt2500
Save the file and load the rt2500 driver.
[root@bordeaux kulbirsaini] modprobe rt2500 [Enter]
Step 6: Go to the directory /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ and create a file named ifcfg-wmaster0. Copy the contents of ifcfg-wlan0 to the ifcfg-wmaster0. If you don’t have ifcfg-wlan0 file, then issue command ‘neat’ as root and add new wireless device with appropriate configurations and ifcfg-wlan0 will be created in the process.
Step 7: Activate the device, what else ???
PS1 : You can refer to my ifcfg-wlan0 and ifcfg-wmaster0 files.
PS2 : You can ask for more details on any issues in the any of the above steps.