Re: No Wireless

On Fri, Aug 8, 2008 at 9:59 PM, Dan Williams <dcbw redhat com> wrote:

> What wireless card and driver, and what's the output of '/sbin/iwconfig'
> when this problem occurs?  It could be udev device renaming is screwing
> up HAL.

za kafka:~$ /sbin/iwconfig
lo        no wireless extensions.

eth0      no wireless extensions.

wmaster0  no wireless extensions.

wlan0     IEEE 802.11g  ESSID:"ABRAKADABRA"
          Mode:Managed  Frequency:2.462 GHz  Access Point: 00:1C:F0:39:8A:AA
          Bit Rate=54 Mb/s   Tx-Power=27 dBm
          Retry min limit:7   RTS thr:off   Fragment thr=2352 B
          Link Quality=37/100  Signal level=-70 dBm  Noise level=-94 dBm
          Rx invalid nwid:0  Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
          Tx excessive retries:0  Invalid misc:0   Missed beacon:0

I manually configure wireless connection on /etc/network/interfaces
za kafka:~$ more /etc/network/interfaces
# This file describes the network interfaces available on your system
# and how to activate them. For more information, see interfaces(5).

# The loopback network interface
auto lo
iface lo inet loopback

auto wlan0
iface wlan0 inet dhcp
wpa-key_mgmt WPA-PSK
wpa-proto WPA
wpa-pairwise TKIP
wpa-group TKIP
wpa-driver wext

$ lspci
04:02.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR5212/AR5213
Multiprotocol MAC/baseband processor (rev 01)

I forgot what driver I use. Whether it is madwifi or debian testing
just know it.

Zaki Akhmad

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