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OpenSUSE Wireless :: Wlan0 Interface Doesn't Support Scanning : Network Is Down


I have installed open suse 11.4, gnome but no luck with wireless settings so far. kernel version is iwl3945 here is stuff that i did but it says "scan is deprecated"

linux-1f6k:/home/rajbanul # dmesg | grep firmware
[ 7.249018] tg3 0000:18:00.0: vpd r/w failed. This is likely a firmware bug on this device. Contact the card vendor for a firmware update.

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