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Old 12-16-2004, 02:52 PM   #1
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iwconfig shows essid, unable to connect


when i do a iwconfig, i get something like

eth0 no wireless extension

eth1 no wireless extension

wlan0 IEEE 802.11g ESSID"linksys"
(the rest of the info)

then i do: ifconfig wlan0 up

then i do ifconfig and get

lo blah blah

wlan0 Link encap:ethernet hwaddr: 00:0f etc
inet6 addr: fe80::20f:66ff:fee7:14bc/64 Scope:link
UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU 1500 Metric 1
and a bunch more info here

but the rx packets are 0
the tx packets are 0

seems like it isnt working. this is on fc3, linksys g card. anyone have any ideas?
everything went smoothly installing it via the ndiswrapper directions on sourceforge.

im trying this with no wep or wpa...hopefully simplifying it.

thx in advance
 
Old 12-16-2004, 05:13 PM   #2
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try running "wlcardconfig" or "pump -i wlan0"
 
Old 12-16-2004, 09:20 PM   #3
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Quote:
Originally posted by fatrandy13
try running "wlcardconfig" or "pump -i wlan0"
both of those gave command not found.


now when i do iwconfig my ESSID is

ESSID: off/any
Access Point: 00:00:00:00:00:00

they were correct before. not sure what i changed. i tried to set the essid , but it appears it doesnt hold. any ideas?
 
Old 12-16-2004, 09:48 PM   #4
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What's your card specs? I think at this point you need to reinitialize the card (power cycle, pull it out/put it back in,eject/reinsert,etc) and rmmod the driver, and then modprobe it once you reinitialize the card. The see if iwconfig associates with your AP. If it does, just dhcpcd for an ip address.

dhcpcd wlan0

--Akshun J
 
Old 12-16-2004, 09:53 PM   #5
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its a linksys wmp54gs.

i used the drivers that came on the disk.

its in a pci slot. is there any other way to do that without pulling it out? (otherwise gonna start pulling).

dhcpcd also says command not found. i think i have messed something up in trying to fix it. hehe getting farther and farther now.


im thinking i need to install something else to use the card, i am unsure what though.
 
Old 12-16-2004, 11:31 PM   #6
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you should do the following steps :
ifconfig wlan0 up
ifconfig wlan0 <IP>

and then

iwconfig wlan0 "your essid"
 
Old 12-17-2004, 06:12 AM   #7
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ok, upon rebooting today i think i see what the problem is.

ndiswrapper -l
says device and driver are both present

iwconfig does not show the card, so it must not be detected. so later today i am going to remove the card i think. ndiswrapper -e willl not remove the driver, is there a way I can manunally do this to start over?

Last edited by rjcrews; 12-17-2004 at 06:41 AM.
 
Old 12-21-2004, 12:36 PM   #8
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looks to me like you might have a problem with your kernel version. Try doing a make install for ndis and reinstalling the driver...
 
Old 12-21-2004, 04:59 PM   #9
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hm, i have actually since, removed everything, installed fc3 x86_64 instead of 32 bit version, and have no wireless whatsoever. ndiswrapper wont work, i may try madwifi.

thx
 
  


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