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What's wrong with wireless in OpenSUSE?

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http://forums.opensuse.org – Hello Everyone, My thread title sounds like a complaint, but it isn't. I just have a question for my own education. I just started using OpenSUSE on an old laptop. It seems that I have my graphical problems at least temporarily solved, but I continued to lose my wireless connection after an hour of use. This is an old and well supported chipset (RT2500) and I had never had any issues with it before. I use WPA security, and one kind poster suggested I had a line for using the old "wext" driver in the /etc/sysconfig/ifcfg-wlan0 file, and that seems to have sorted it since I have (Distributions)