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Old 03-06-2012, 02:27 PM   #1
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Full Monty wireless wont connect.


Hello,
BRAND NEW to Linux. When I ran my Linux CD to check out how it worked the wireles connection worked properly. After downloading the Full Monty it picks up the connection, but will not connect to it. An error box comes up stating "connection failed". I can connect with an ethernet cable and it works fine. Great forum! Any help greatly appreciated.

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Old 03-06-2012, 02:42 PM   #2
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More information needed please.

What Linux disto are you using?

Open a Terminal and issue the command: lspci
What appears against?: Network Controller
Copy and paste the results here.
 
Old 03-06-2012, 03:07 PM   #3
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Hello arochester,
Not sure what a disto is. Here is what appears. Thanks


[mneporter@localhost ~]$ lspci
00:00.0 Host bridge: ATI Technologies Inc RS480 Host Bridge (rev 10)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: ATI Technologies Inc RS480 PCI Bridge
00:04.0 PCI bridge: ATI Technologies Inc RS480 PCI Bridge
00:05.0 PCI bridge: ATI Technologies Inc RS480 PCI Bridge
00:12.0 IDE interface: ATI Technologies Inc IXP SB400 Serial ATA Controller (rev 80)
00:13.0 USB Controller: ATI Technologies Inc IXP SB400 USB Host Controller (rev 80)
00:13.1 USB Controller: ATI Technologies Inc IXP SB400 USB Host Controller (rev 80)
00:13.2 USB Controller: ATI Technologies Inc IXP SB400 USB2 Host Controller (rev 80)
00:14.0 SMBus: ATI Technologies Inc IXP SB400 SMBus Controller (rev 83)
00:14.1 IDE interface: ATI Technologies Inc IXP SB400 IDE Controller (rev 80)
00:14.2 Audio device: ATI Technologies Inc IXP SB4x0 High Definition Audio Controller (rev 01)
00:14.3 ISA bridge: ATI Technologies Inc IXP SB400 PCI-ISA Bridge (rev 80)
00:14.4 PCI bridge: ATI Technologies Inc IXP SB400 PCI-PCI Bridge (rev 80)
00:18.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] HyperTransport Technology Configuration
00:18.1 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] Address Map
00:18.2 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] DRAM Controller
00:18.3 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] Miscellaneous Control
01:05.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc RS482 [Radeon Xpress 200M]
06:01.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+ (rev 10)
06:02.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR2413 802.11bg NIC (rev 01)
06:04.0 CardBus bridge: ENE Technology Inc CB-712/4 Cardbus Controller (rev 10)
06:04.1 FLASH memory: ENE Technology Inc ENE PCI Memory Stick Card Reader Controller (rev 01)
06:04.2 SD Host controller: ENE Technology Inc ENE PCI Secure Digital Card Reader Controller (rev 01)
06:04.3 FLASH memory: ENE Technology Inc FLASH memory: ENE Technology Inc: (rev 01)
06:04.4 FLASH memory: ENE Technology Inc SD/MMC Card Reader Controller (rev 01)
[mneporter@localhost ~]$

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Old 03-06-2012, 03:41 PM   #4
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[mneporter@localhost ~]$ lspci
00:00.0 Host bridge: ATI Technologies Inc RS480 Host Bridge (rev 10)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: ATI Technologies Inc RS480 PCI Bridge
00:04.0 PCI bridge: ATI Technologies Inc RS480 PCI Bridge
00:05.0 PCI bridge: ATI Technologies Inc RS480 PCI Bridge
00:12.0 IDE interface: ATI Technologies Inc IXP SB400 Serial ATA Controller (rev 80)
00:13.0 USB Controller: ATI Technologies Inc IXP SB400 USB Host Controller (rev 80)
00:13.1 USB Controller: ATI Technologies Inc IXP SB400 USB Host Controller (rev 80)
00:13.2 USB Controller: ATI Technologies Inc IXP SB400 USB2 Host Controller (rev 80)
00:14.0 SMBus: ATI Technologies Inc IXP SB400 SMBus Controller (rev 83)
00:14.1 IDE interface: ATI Technologies Inc IXP SB400 IDE Controller (rev 80)
00:14.2 Audio device: ATI Technologies Inc IXP SB4x0 High Definition Audio Controller (rev 01)
00:14.3 ISA bridge: ATI Technologies Inc IXP SB400 PCI-ISA Bridge (rev 80)
00:14.4 PCI bridge: ATI Technologies Inc IXP SB400 PCI-PCI Bridge (rev 80)
00:18.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] HyperTransport Technology Configuration
00:18.1 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] Address Map
00:18.2 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] DRAM Controller
00:18.3 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] Miscellaneous Control
01:05.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc RS482 [Radeon Xpress 200M]
06:01.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+ (rev 10)
06:02.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR2413 802.11bg NIC (rev 01)
06:04.0 CardBus bridge: ENE Technology Inc CB-712/4 Cardbus Controller (rev 10)
06:04.1 FLASH memory: ENE Technology Inc ENE PCI Memory Stick Card Reader Controller (rev 01)
06:04.2 SD Host controller: ENE Technology Inc ENE PCI Secure Digital Card Reader Controller (rev 01)
06:04.3 FLASH memory: ENE Technology Inc FLASH memory: ENE Technology Inc: (rev 01)
06:04.4 FLASH memory: ENE Technology Inc SD/MMC Card Reader Controller (rev 01)
[mneporter@localhost ~]$
 
Old 03-06-2012, 03:47 PM   #5
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Hi mneporter,

Welcome to LQ!!!

Distro means distribution or you can say operating system (OS) that you are using. In your case I can see you are using Full Monty which is PCLinux OS.

From the output that you have pasted your system does detect wireless card:

Code:
06:02.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR2413 802.11bg NIC (rev 01)
As I can understand when you tested the OS using LiveCD your wireless was working fine. However, after install the OS (Full Monty) it didnt work. I am not familiar with this OS but will try to help.

I need to know the following things:

1. During the installation did you get an option to configure wireless?
2. Paste the output of following commands:

a.
Code:
ifconfig
b.
Code:
iwconfig
c.
Code:
ls /dev | grep net
It will worth running the following command as well:

d.
Code:
find / -name ifcfg
e.
Code:
find / -name interfaces
 
Old 03-06-2012, 04:11 PM   #6
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Hello T3RM1NVT0R.

Thanks for your help.

A)mneporter@localhost ~]$ ifconfig
eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:164:C6:74:88
inet addr:192.168.1.73 Bcast:192.168.1.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
inet6 addr: fe80::216:d4ff:fec6:7488/64 Scope:Link
UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:49149 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:24026 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
RX bytes:43691005 (41.6 MiB) TX bytes:2454666 (2.3 MiB)
Interrupt:21 Base address:0xa000

lo Link encap:Local Loopback
inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0
inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1
RX packets:154 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:154 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX bytes:13937 (13.6 KiB) TX bytes:13937 (13.6 KiB)

wlan0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:19:7D:74:59:16
inet6 addr: fe80::219:7dff:fe74:5916/64 Scope:Link
UP BROADCAST MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:10181 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:9769 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
RX bytes:1424769 (1.3 MiB) TX bytes:1514623 (1.4 MiB)

wlan0:9 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:19:7D:74:59:16
inet addr:127.255.255.255 Bcast:127.255.255.255 Mask:255.0.0.0
UP BROADCAST MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1

[mneporter@localhost ~]$ nautilus

B)[mneporter@localhost ~]$ iwconfig
lo no wireless extensions.

eth0 no wireless extensions.

wlan0 IEEE 802.11bg ESSID:"2WIRE832"
Mode:Managed Frequency:2.462 GHz Access Point: 00:26:50:C2:75:39
Bit Rate=1 Mb/s Tx-Power=20 dBm
Retry long limit:7 RTS thrff Fragment thrff
Power Managementff
Link Quality=70/70 Signal level=-32 dBm
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0

[mneporter@localhost ~]$

C)[mneporter@localhost ~]$ 1s /dev l grep net
bash: 1s: command not found
[mneporter@localhost ~]$ ls /dev | grep net
net/
network_latency
network_throughput
vboxnetctl
[mneporter@localhost ~]$ iwconfig
 
Old 03-06-2012, 04:20 PM   #7
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D)permission denied

E)permission denied

I did not gt an option to configure wireless

Last edited by mneporter; 03-06-2012 at 04:24 PM.
 
Old 03-06-2012, 04:31 PM   #8
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You have to use either sudo or root account to find those files. Did you configure root account during installation? If yes, then use root account to run these commands. If not then run the command as follows:

1.
Code:
sudo find / -name ifcfg
2.
Code:
sudo find / -name interfaces
 
Old 03-06-2012, 05:59 PM   #9
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[mneporter@localhost ~]$ sudo find / -name ifcfg

We trust you have received the usual lecture from the local System
Administrator. It usually boils down to these three things:

#1) Respect the privacy of others.
#2) Think before you type.
#3) With great power comes great responsibility.

Password:The disk said the password was password but it doesnt take it.

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Old 03-06-2012, 11:38 PM   #10
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T3RM1NVT0R

Thanks for your help.Reloaded the disk and it is working on wireless now. Great forum with helpful members. THANKS!
 
  


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