8.04 Wireless Problem (still)

Bob Cortez rjcortez at gmail.com
Wed May 7 17:48:31 UTC 2008


On Tue, May 6, 2008 at 11:03 PM, Patton Echols <p.echols at comcast.net> wrote:

> On 05/06/2008 02:51 PM, Bob Cortez wrote:
>
> > /etc/network/interfaces shows:
> >
> > auto lo
> > iface lo inet loopback
> > iface eth0 inet dhcp
> > auto eth0
> >
>
> If I recall correctly, NM needs to have everything but the loopback
> interfaces commented out here.  So you'd want it to look like :
> /etc/network/interfaces shows:
>
> auto lo
> iface lo inet loopback
> # iface eth0 inet dhcp
> # auto eth0
>
> Make sure you back up in case I'm wrong.  (My recollection comes from
> Edgy, and NM has survived every upgrade since, but my interfaces file
> still only has the "lo" items live. - - I haven't done the latest yet
> either .


Made those changes.  But problem persists.

>
>
> Also, in another post you were wondering whether you had uninstalled
> something.  Try
>
> $ iwconfig
> The output should tell you whether you have a live card.    Also
> $ ifconfig
> Gives slightly different info and the outputs might give the list some
> other ideas.
>
mysticventures at mysticventures-laptop:~$ iwconfig
lo        no wireless extensions.

eth0      no wireless extensions.

mysticventures at mysticventures-laptop:~$ ifconfig
eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:e0:b8:e2:1d:4f
          inet addr:192.168.0.101  Bcast:192.168.0.255  Mask:255.255.255.0
          inet6 addr: fe80::2e0:b8ff:fee2:1d4f/64 Scope:Link
          UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:347707 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:337267 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
          RX bytes:189028785 (180.2 MB)  TX bytes:25642984 (24.4 MB)
          Interrupt:220

lo        Link encap:Local Loopback
          inet addr:127.0.0.1  Mask:255.0.0.0
          inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
          UP LOOPBACK RUNNING  MTU:16436  Metric:1
          RX packets:1680 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:1680 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
          RX bytes:84000 (82.0 KB)  TX bytes:84000 (82.0 KB)

 Again, thanks for the help.

Bob
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