LinuxQuestions.org
View the Most Wanted LQ Wiki articles.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Networking > Linux - Wireless Networking
User Name
Password
Linux - Wireless Networking This forum is for the discussion of wireless networking in Linux.

Notices



Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 04-22-2005, 11:55 AM   #1
agaz1985
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Apr 2005
Posts: 3

Rep: Reputation: 0
Suse 9.1 Personal & Wifi Connection Problems


Hi guys, i've some problems with my wireless connection.

All is recognized and when i run "iwconfig" it shows me the "wlan0" with its parameters and with the Access Point address, but when i try to run the command "dhcpclient wlan0" to get the Dynamic IP the system answers me that cannot recognize that command . I've also tried to run "ifup wlan0" but it tells me that the IP address is not yet available. help me please !
 
Old 04-22-2005, 12:56 PM   #2
agaz1985
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Apr 2005
Posts: 3

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
THIS IS THE SHELL OUTPUT AFTER THE IFSTATUS COMMAND :

(none):/home/agaz1985 # ifstatus wlan0
wlan0
wlan0 configuration: wlan-bus-usb
dhcpcd running
wlan0 no IP address assigned (DHCP)
wlan0 IEEE 802.11-DS ESSID:"Alice-30620270" Nickname:"(none)"
Mode:Managed Channel:8 Access Point: 00:08:27:97:A4:9B
Bit Rate:11Mb/s Tx-Power=15 dBm
Retry limit:8 RTS thr=1536 B Fragment thr=1536 B
Encryption key:6874-376E-2D34-726B-642D-6D69-61 Security modepen
Power Managementff
Link Quality:0/0 Signal level:42/100 Noise level:0/0
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0
 
Old 04-25-2005, 11:17 AM   #3
Yomaoni
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: Boise, idaho
Distribution: Red Hat, Fedora, Debian, BSD, CentOS, Ubuntu
Posts: 44

Rep: Reputation: 15
I had the same problem with my Toshiba laptop not being able to connect to my router. It turned out that it didn't like my WEP key. I turned it off and just had MAC auth on and it worked fine. You could try that.

hope that helps.
 
Old 04-26-2005, 12:49 AM   #4
crazibri
Member
 
Registered: Mar 2004
Location: Orange County, CA
Distribution: OS X, SuSE, RH, Debian, XP
Posts: 377

Rep: Reputation: 31
I would suggest turning off WEP encryption and trying w/ just MAC address filter only like he suggested. Also, dont bother with WEP. Its unsecure anyway. All you need is Aircrack or some variant and you got someone's WEP key.

Once you get your connection going, setup WPA. Much safer.

I'm on wireless w/ WPA right now on my laptop. I used Linuxant which saved me the wireless hastle but I had to manually setup the WPA deal.

Anyway start small, then add after.
 
Old 04-27-2005, 05:49 AM   #5
agaz1985
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Apr 2005
Posts: 3

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
Talking

Thank's guys ! All it's ok ... now. It was a WEP problem, I put in a wrong WEP code and so the acess point denied me the access.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Wifi connection problems benaziz Linux - Wireless Networking 7 03-06-2005 12:14 PM
Internet connection sharing on SuSe 9.1 personal ? yesfixit Suse/Novell 7 03-03-2005 03:00 PM
help, suse 9.1 personal, wifi setup nixerwannab Linux - Hardware 3 01-03-2005 07:39 PM
Internet Connection Sharing In SUSE 9.1 Personal with SIngle NIC ikm19 Linux - Networking 4 06-24-2004 12:25 PM
Ethernet/Wifi laptop connection problems killahwave Linux - Wireless Networking 6 03-09-2004 10:35 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:25 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration