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Old 06-16-2010, 12:05 PM   #1
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WiFi problem


My wireless failed.. it was working properly with the default driver ... and then I do not know what happened! Help ....


Code:
[mi60@mi60-laptop ~]$ iwconfig
lo        no wireless extensions.

eth0      no wireless extensions.

wmaster0  no wireless extensions.

wlan0     IEEE 802.11abg  ESSID:""  
          Mode:Managed  Frequency:2.412 GHz  Access Point: Not-Associated   
          Tx-Power=0 dBm   
          Retry min limit:7   RTS thr:off   Fragment thr=2352 B   
          Power Management: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:0   Missed beacon:0

pan0      no wireless extensions.
Code:
[mi60@mi60-laptop ~]$ ifconfig
eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:1E:68:61:CA:73  
          inet addr:192.168.2.145  Bcast:192.168.2.255  Mask:255.255.255.0
          inet6 addr: fe80::21e:68ff:fe61:ca73/64 Scope:Link
          UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:17838 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:12092 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 
          RX bytes:23568299 (22.4 MiB)  TX bytes:1353026 (1.2 MiB)
          Interrupt:17 

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:24 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:24 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:0 
          RX bytes:1520 (1.4 KiB)  TX bytes:1520 (1.4 KiB)
ideas ???

I'm using Fedora 10 !

thank you in advance !

Last edited by mi6091; 06-16-2010 at 12:08 PM.
 
Old 06-16-2010, 02:05 PM   #2
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have you updated your installation recently (via a package manager / apt-get / ...???)
 
Old 06-17-2010, 12:14 AM   #3
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Can you give us a bit more info?
What is the card name and model? How did it fail or stop working?
It's kind of hard to troubleshoot in the dark
 
Old 06-17-2010, 03:05 AM   #4
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Oh it was working all the time ... but someone changed the channel of the wireless router.. and my WiFi card could not see it ... (under Windows it was OK !?!?!)

Thank you, for your time :P
 
Old 06-17-2010, 03:06 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by rubentje1991 View Post
have you updated your installation recently (via a package manager / apt-get / ...???)
Fedora is using Yum
 
Old 06-17-2010, 04:54 AM   #6
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Talking

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Fedora is using Yum
oh yes, trying to not forget it fromon now...
 
Old 06-17-2010, 08:22 AM   #7
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mybe this will help:
Code:
 sudo ifconfig wlan0 down
sudo ifconfig wlan0 up
 
  


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