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Old 04-05-2009, 01:27 PM   #1
dellthinker
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Network Manager doesnt pick up other signals


Hi all. I just did yet another fresh install of Debian lenny using the ipw2200.fw for network installation. And im _almost_ satisfied except that i cant see any other SSID's nor my own for that matter. Everything as far as the device seems to be working.

iwconfig shows up nicely, ifconfig shows both eth0 and eth1

Sample:

Code:
Inferno:~# ifconfig
eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:16:41:13:3e:f9  
          UP BROADCAST MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 
          RX bytes:0 (0.0 B)  TX bytes:0 (0.0 B)
          Interrupt:16 

eth1      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:16:6f:25:88:01  
          inet addr:10.23.2.3  Bcast:10.23.2.255  Mask:255.255.255.0
          inet6 addr: fe80::216:6fff:fe25:8801/64 Scope:Link
          UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:4236 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:3430 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 
          RX bytes:4297964 (4.0 MiB)  TX bytes:464266 (453.3 KiB)
          Interrupt:21 Memory:a8401000-a8401fff
And if i did iwconfig....

Code:
Inferno:~# iwconfig
lo        no wireless extensions.

eth0      no wireless extensions.

eth1      IEEE 802.11g  ESSID:"Wireless_Network"  
          Mode:Managed  Frequency:2.437 GHz  Access Point: 00:18:39:DB:58:BE   
          Bit Rate:54 Mb/s   Tx-Power=20 dBm   Sensitivity=8/0  
          Retry limit:7   RTS thr:off   Fragment thr:off
          Encryption key:off
          Power Management:off
          Link Quality=84/100  Signal level=-46 dBm  Noise level=-89 dBm
          Rx invalid nwid:0  Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
          Tx excessive retries:0  Invalid misc:0   Missed beacon:0
So whats the problem??


I would just like network manager to work the way its supposed to. Any suggestions, thanx in advance!

Last edited by dellthinker; 04-05-2009 at 01:43 PM.
 
Old 04-05-2009, 01:32 PM   #2
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