maxamillion at gmail.com
Fri May 25 00:11:15 UTC 2007
what I am thinking is that it might be that the interface is seen but not
being interfaced to correctly, which can happen with the right firmware but
the wrong version of it, and that is why i am curious if the interface can
scan for access points. I had a similar problem with my old work laptop
(thank god the new one came with an intel pro wifi card) where the firmware
was correct but there was a newer version of it that i needed, though they
weren't referred to as different version numbers just as a 1309 and 1309a
..... thus broadcom infinitely fails at life.
On 5/24/07, terry <trryhend at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5/24/07, terry <trryhend at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 5/24/07, Adam Miller <maxamillion at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > when you type "ifconfig" in the terminal does the interface show up
> > Yes, it shows up as eth1 (eth0 is the wired NIC)
> > > (normally as eth1 or wlan0) ... if so does "sudo iwlist <the interface
> > > here> scan" give you a display of wifi networks in range (that command
> > > should be entered in the terminal as well)
> > Did not try "sudo iwlist eth1 scan"
> I did however try manually setting essid:
> sudo iwconfig eth1 essid linksys
> And then ran
> sudo dhclient
> It did not find dhcp server and did not acquire IP info. So I
> manually assigned IP info.
> sudo ifconfig eth1 192.168.1.29
> And then tried to ping the WiFi router:
> ping 192.168.1.1
> But nothing....
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