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Old 11-09-2005, 10:32 AM   #1
Bjerrk
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Rt2500 wlan problems


Hi.

I'm the owner of a Gigabyte GN-wikg 802.11b/g wlan card, which uses the rt2500 chipset.

I've downloaded and compiled the rt2500 driver from http://rt2x00.serialmonkey.com and it works fine.

I've tried configuring the card, and i feel that i'm really close, but i just can't get any further .

I AM connected to the router, and i am assigned an IP adress, but i still can't "go to the internet" :'( .

Have you got any idea as for what i should do?

Any help i GREATLY appreciated.

Kind regards Bjerrk

PS. I'm using Debian Sarge with a custom 2.6.12 kernel.
 
Old 11-09-2005, 11:50 AM   #2
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Did you try without a firewall to see where the problem comes from?

Yves.
 
Old 11-09-2005, 12:10 PM   #3
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I didn't have a firewall in the first place.
 
Old 11-13-2005, 04:59 AM   #4
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I also have Debian Sarge, 2.6.12 (stock kernel at the moment), and an rt2500 card, using an averatec 5500 laptop. Mine works flawlessly. Compiled the driver, dropped it where it was supposed to go (I forget, I don't have it with me at the moment), and off it went after adding to /etc/network/interfaces:
Code:
auto ra0
iface ra0 inet dhcp
wireless-essid (myESSID)

(myESSID) being what I have in my router. I could guess that you have it set up with both the wireless card and router using the same ID, but thought I'd mention it just in case.


when you use ifconfig, the address you get is a router address? like 192.#.#.#?

Can you ping google.com
and ping 64.233.187.99
and see what they say?
 
  


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