Wireless network diagnosis

Stephen R Laniel steve at laniels.org
Sat May 7 17:27:25 UTC 2005

On Sat, May 07, 2005 at 10:21:20AM -0700, Adam Brault wrote:
> What finally got it to work was getting the latest driver installed
> (see here: http://ubuntuforums.org/archive/index.php/t-12270.html --
> see the howto about four posts down)

Yep, I already have the latest:

ipw2200: Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2200/2915 Network Driver, 1.0.3
ipw2200: Copyright(c) 2003-2004 Intel Corporation
ipw2200: Detected Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection

> Then I ran a simple:
> $ sudo iwconfig eth1 essid any
> and from that point on it worked GREAT.

Well, I already have that in /etc/network/interfaces:

iface eth0 inet dhcp
	# wireless-* options are implemented by the wireless-tools package
	wireless-mode managed
	wireless-essid any

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