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Old 11-13-2009, 03:06 PM   #121
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Could you try:
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iwlist wmaster0 scan

to see if that one comes up with something?




iwconfig results :
lo : no wireless connection
eth2 no wireless co
--> wmaster0 no wire co
wlan2 <quite a lot of stuff here : which line do you want?>
 
Old 11-13-2009, 03:23 PM   #122
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Code:
iwlist wmaster0 scan
did not give you anything either?
 
Old 11-13-2009, 03:29 PM   #123
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iwlist wmaster0 scan

interface doesnt support scanning
 
Old 11-13-2009, 03:35 PM   #124
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Ok, this means that your computer has wireless card, the commands can be executed, the network card to use for wireless is wlan2 but the scan comes up empty. Can you reboot your wireless access point, router, or whatever you connect normally to? And after that run the command like this again:
Code:
iwlist wlan2 scan
It should show output like below (this is from my computer, showing two wireless access point, from which one is mine)
Code:
iwlist wlan0 scan                   
wlan0     Scan completed :                             
          Cell 01 - Address: 00:23:F8:A0:EF:36         
                    ESSID:"WLAN_81"                    
                    Mode:Master                        
                    Channel:9                          
                    Frequency:2.452 GHz (Channel 9)    
                    Quality=77/100  Signal level:-57 dBm  Noise level=-127 dBm
                    Encryption key:on                                         
                    IE: Unknown: 0007574C414E5F3831                           
                    IE: Unknown: 010582848B962C                               
                    IE: Unknown: 030109                                       
                    IE: Unknown: 2A0100                                       
                    IE: Unknown: 32080C1218243048606C                         
                    Bit Rates:1 Mb/s; 2 Mb/s; 5.5 Mb/s; 11 Mb/s; 22 Mb/s      
                              6 Mb/s; 9 Mb/s; 12 Mb/s; 18 Mb/s; 24 Mb/s       
                              36 Mb/s; 48 Mb/s; 54 Mb/s                       
                    Extra:tsf=00000015109dcc12                                
                    Extra: Last beacon: 642ms ago
          Cell 02 - Address: 00:1A:2B:13:7A:42
                    ESSID:"JAZZTEL_89"
                    Mode:Master
                    Channel:11
                    Frequency:2.462 GHz (Channel 11)
                    Quality=35/100  Signal level:-88 dBm  Noise level=-127 dBm
                    Encryption key:on
                    IE: Unknown: 000A4A415A5A54454C5F3839
                    IE: Unknown: 010882848B962430486C
                    IE: Unknown: 03010B
                    IE: Unknown: 050400010100
                    IE: Unknown: 2A0104
                    IE: Unknown: 2F0104
                    IE: Unknown: 32040C121860
                    IE: Unknown: DD06001018020204
                    IE: WPA Version 1
                        Group Cipher : TKIP
                        Pairwise Ciphers (1) : TKIP
                        Authentication Suites (1) : PSK
                    Bit Rates:1 Mb/s; 2 Mb/s; 5.5 Mb/s; 11 Mb/s; 18 Mb/s
                              24 Mb/s; 36 Mb/s; 54 Mb/s; 6 Mb/s; 9 Mb/s
                              12 Mb/s; 48 Mb/s
                    Extra:tsf=000000132df1518b
                    Extra: Last beacon: 587ms ago
If the scan comes up empty again, then you'll have to connect with a cable because I don't know why it's failing.

Kind regards,

Eric

PS: after rebooting your wireless access point or router you'll probably need to wait some time to run the command on your computer. It might take some time for the access point to startup.

Last edited by EricTRA; 11-13-2009 at 03:37 PM.
 
Old 11-13-2009, 03:45 PM   #125
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ok, it works now (i had manually disabled wireless, sorry for all the trouble).

so, iwlist wlan2 scan shows a lot of things, most of which i can't read (out of screen)
which one do you want
 
Old 11-13-2009, 03:52 PM   #126
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actually internet works as well. omg i'm so sorry.
let's go back to the lines where i was supposed to download stuff.
what do u want me to do now?
 
Old 11-13-2009, 03:52 PM   #127
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Do you know which one is yours? Then write down the ESSID and the address.

Then next run the following commands:
Code:
iwconfig wlan2 essid "Your ESSID"
iwconfig wlan2 key "Your_key"
iwconfig wlan2 ap 00:00:00:00:00:00 (the 00 address must be substituted by the address of your wireless access point)
iwconfig wlan2 up
dhclient
The quotes around the ESSID key and your_key must be typed also.

Normally if everything is working correct and you don't get any errors, you'll be connected to the wireless router.

Next step is to check if you have internet connection, and then the steps as discussed before (the apt-get install grub2 post).

Kind regards,

Eric
 
Old 11-13-2009, 03:55 PM   #128
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ok, so i wrote sudo apt-get install grub2, and it said the same thing is before.
what do i do now?
 
Old 11-13-2009, 03:56 PM   #129
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actually internet works as well. omg i'm so sorry.
let's go back to the lines where i was supposed to download stuff.
what do u want me to do now?
Are you saying everything is up and running and that you have connection to the internet via wireless? If so GREAT.

Go back to the post #98 and execute what's inside the quote box (the install grub2 part).

Kind regards,

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Old 11-13-2009, 03:58 PM   #130
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ok, so i wrote sudo apt-get install grub2, and it said the same thing is before.
what do i do now?
OK, first type
Code:
apt-get update
to synchronize to the repositories, then try the
Code:
apt-get install grub2
again.

Kind regards,

Eric
 
Old 11-13-2009, 04:00 PM   #131
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hmmm actually there's a yes no question first.
do i type yes or no?
 
Old 11-13-2009, 04:01 PM   #132
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i typed sudo apt-get install grub2.
the answer was ;
reading package list done
making the dependance tree done
reading states infos done
the following packages have been installed automatically and are no longer necessary
stardict-common mueller7-dict libpcmanx-core0 stardict binutils-static
starddict-plugin-festival stardict-plugin-espeak pcmanx-gtk2 stardict-gtl
langugage-pack-zh-base language-pack gnome-zh-base libestools1.2
language-pack-kde-zh-base stardinct-plguin
please use "apt-get autoremove" to delte them
the additional following packages will be installed :
grub-pc
packages suggested :
desktop-base
the following packages will be DELEYED :
grub
the NEW packages that follow will be installed :
grub-pc grub2
0 updates, 2 new installed, 1 to suppres and 0 nonupdates.
it is necessary to take 436ko in the archives.
after this operation, 1077 kos of additional disk space will be used.
would you like to continue [y/n] ?
 
Old 11-13-2009, 04:04 PM   #133
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Code:
y
to install the necessary packages and go to the next command when it finishes.

When going on to the next step carefully read the words in red in my previous post, or you'll f**ck up your system and boot with an error 15.

Kind regards,

Eric

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Old 11-13-2009, 04:08 PM   #134
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i wrote yes.
i got a blue screen untitled configuration of grub-pc.
configuration of packages tool

it says :
a standard installation of grub was detacted in boot/grub
in order to replace this installation, it is advised to modify boot/grub/menu.lst to chaiload grub 2 from the standard installtion of grub. please choose if you want to do this modifcation.

it is recommanded to choose this option to be able to confirm the well fonctionning of grub 2 before installation it directly on the master boot record
in any case, to load grub 2 directly from the mbr, you should use the following command with the administrator status :
upgrade-from-grub-legacy

<ok>

shall i press enter?
 
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yes, press enter.
 
  


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