Wireless Card under Intel Centrino does not work

S.Tux str.tux at gmail.com
Thu Nov 4 05:17:48 UTC 2004

On Wed, 27 Oct 2004 20:32:48 +0200 (MEST), Manuel Ohlendorf
<manuel.ohlendorf at gmx.de> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a Fujitsu Siemens Amilo M7400 Notebook. The Wireless card was
> detected and iwconfig says that eth1 is a wireless card.
> iwconfig output:
> eth1      IEEE 802.11b  ESSID:"XXX"  Nickname:"ipw2100"
>           Mode:Managed  Channel:0  Access Point: 00:00:00:00:00:00
>           Bit Rate=0kb/s   Tx-Power=32 dBm
>           Retry:on   RTS thr=2304 B   Fragment thr:off
>           Power Management:off
>           Link Quality:0  Signal level:0  Noise level:158
>           Rx invalid nwid:0  Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
>           Tx excessive retries:0  Invalid misc:0   Missed beacon:0
> After setting the correct ESSID and WEP Key i start:
> dhclient eth1
> Output:
> sit0: unknown hardware address type 776
> sit0: unknown hardware address type 776
> Listening on LPF/eth1/00:04:23:97:df:0f
> Sending on   LPF/eth1/00:04:23:97:df:0f
> Sending on   Socket/fallback
> DHCPDISCOVER on eth1 to port 67 interval 7
> DHCPDISCOVER on eth1 to port 67 interval 10
> But i don't get an IP-Adress. The wireless card seems to be runnig because
> the LED is blinking. The Gnome-Applet for Wireless Devices says "No wireless
> device"
> Can you help me?

Similar situation with me; any help with both of us?



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