5GHz wireless on Ubuntu
jf_byrnes at comcast.net
Tue Nov 18 18:03:28 UTC 2014
On 11/18/2014 11:52 AM, Nils Kassube wrote:
> Jim Byrnes wrote:
>> On 11/17/2014 11:47 PM, Nils Kassube wrote:
>>> Jim Byrnes wrote:
>>>> I have a dual band Linsys 4200E router. On laptops running 12.04 on
>>>> one and 14.04 on the other I can connect at 2.4GHz but not 5GHz.
>>>> There are 3 android devices in the house that can connect to the
>>>> so I know it is working.
>>>> Is there some way to find out if the cards/drivers are capable of
>>>> 5GHz under Ubuntu?
>>> The command
>>> iw phy0 info
>> The output was over 125 lines so I cut it.
> Thanks. :)
>> I think the relevant part
>> is that it only mentions Band 1:. I can post the entire thing if you
>> feel it is relevant.
> That wouldn't help.
>> jfb at jim-Satellite:~$ sudo lshw -C network
>> description: Wireless interface
>> product: RTL8188EE Wireless Network Adapter
>> vendor: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.
>> physical id: 0
>> bus info: pci at 0000:05:00.0
>> logical name: wlan0
>> version: 01
>> serial: 64:5a:04:81:74:a7
>> width: 64 bits
>> clock: 33MHz
>> capabilities: pm msi pciexpress bus_master cap_list ethernet
>> physical wireless
>> configuration: broadcast=yes driver=rtl8188ee
>> driverversion=3.13.0-39-generic firmware=N/A ip=192.168.1.127
>> latency=0 link=yes multicast=yes wireless=IEEE 802.11bgn
>> resources: irq:32 ioport:2000(size=256)
> I think the important part is "wireless=IEEE 802.11bgn". If it was
> capable of 5GHz, it should be "wireless=IEEE 802.11abgn". And that it is
> only "bgn" is confirmed by several results from a web search for
Nils, thanks for your efforts, will keep me from wasting anymore time on it.
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