cannot connect to my wifi network
hi .. am using rhel5 and my wireless network card is intel PRO/wireless 2200BG
i have installed its driver and firmware and my device is working properly
on using command
#iwconfig eth1 scanning
it shows all the available wifi connection including mine but when i try to connect it doesnt work
it shows as
lo no wireless extensions.
eth1 unassociated ESSID:"belkin54g" Nickname:"localhost.localdomain"
Mode:Monitor Frequency=2.412 GHz Access Point: Not-Associated
Bit Rate:0 kb/s Tx-Power=20 dBm Sensitivity=8/0
Retry limit:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
Link Quality:0 Signal level:0 Noise level:0
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:36329 Missed beacon:0
eth0 no wireless extensions.
sit0 no wireless extensions.
#service network restart
Shutting down interface eth0: [ OK ]
Shutting down loopback interface: [ OK ]
Bringing up loopback interface: [ OK ]
Bringing up interface eth0:
Determining IP information for eth0... done.
[ OK ]
Bringing up interface eth1: Error for wireless request "Set Mode" (8B06) :
SET failed on device eth1 ; Invalid argument.
Determining IP information for eth1... failed; no link present. Check cable?
my /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth1 shows
# Please read /usr/share/doc/initscripts-*/sysconfig.txt
# for the documentation of these parameters.
Please help me out ....
Do you have the latest drivers for that? If not http://ipw2200.sourceforge.net/#downloads
Do you have the latest Wireless Tools? If not http://www.hpl.hp.com/personal/Jean_...ools.29.tar.gz
I hope that is usefull for you
i have upgraded my driver .. the error as shown previously "ringing up interface eth1: Error for wireless request "Set Mode" (8B06) :
SET failed on device eth1 ; Invalid argument." is solved but still it doesnot acquire ip address from the wireless
whenever i try to connect to my wifi from the lists of wireless networks, my computer gets hang... nothing works
What should i do?
In topic you ask: cannot connect to my wifi network.
But in configuration file to wireless interface eth1 is stated: MODE=Master. This means that you are about to make AP.
So, do you want to use your wireless card like AP or receiver?
Ye try MODE=MANAGED
I tried mode=managed but even when i try to connect to my wifi network, computer gets hang nothing works
i ont know wts happening, please helpme out
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