Reloading Experience--Wireless

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Thu May 31 00:36:35 BST 2007


Macario Valle wrote:

> On Tue, 2007-05-29 at 21:33 -0400, Larry Hartman wrote:
>> I haven't tried it with both my wired and wireless at the same time,
>> but
>> supposedly it is capable of managing both.
>> 
> You can indeed have more than one network card working at the same time.
> I have two wireless and a wired ethernet card.  I ussually connect with
> the wireless cards, both of them, but sometimes i connect only with the
> wired ethernet or one one wired and one wifi.  It was king of a little
> tricky etting the netgear usb MA111 working but doable.
> 
> Here is my /etc/network/interfaces at the moment iwth both wirelss
> working, SSID not the real ones.
> 
> # The loopback network interface
> auto lo
> iface lo inet loopback
> address 127.0.0.1
> netmask 255.0.0.0
> 
> # The primary network interface
> auto ath0
> iface ath0 inet dhcp
> # wireless-* options are implemented by the wireless-tools package
> wireless-mode managed
> wireless-essid BarkingDog
> auto wlan0
> iface wlan0 inet dhcp
> wireless-mode managed
> wireless-essid ScatchyCat

Except that if you're doing that, network-manager is NOT controlling ath0 or
wlan0.
-- 
derek




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