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Old 04-02-2010, 02:46 AM   #1
freenhigh
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Exclamation 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
on command

#iwconfig
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 thrff Fragment thrff
Encryption keyff
Power Managementff
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.


on command

#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?
[FAILED]

my /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth1 shows

# Please read /usr/share/doc/initscripts-*/sysconfig.txt
# for the documentation of these parameters.
TYPE=Wireless
DEVICE=eth1
HWADDR=00:16:6f:39:c4:e0
BOOTPROTO=dhcp
NETMASK=
DHCP_HOSTNAME=
IPADDR=
DOMAIN=
ONBOOT=yes
USERCTL=yes
IPV6INIT=no
PEERDNS=yes
ESSID=belkin54g
CHANNEL=1
MODE=Master
RATE=Auto


Please help me out ....
 
Old 04-02-2010, 02:57 AM   #2
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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
 
Old 04-02-2010, 02:44 PM   #3
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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
 
Old 04-02-2010, 06:48 PM   #4
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whenever i try to connect to my wifi from the lists of wireless networks, my computer gets hang... nothing works
What should i do?
 
Old 04-02-2010, 07:01 PM   #5
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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?
 
Old 04-02-2010, 07:39 PM   #6
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Ye try MODE=MANAGED
 
Old 04-09-2010, 02:59 PM   #7
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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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