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Old 03-07-2011, 05:39 AM   #1
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connection error while setting up a wifi adhoc network on debian

root@debian:/etc/network# ifup wlan0

SIOCSIFFLAGS: Unknown error 132

SIOCSIFFLAGS: Unknown error 132

Failed to bring up wlan0.

i am getting the following error on trying to set up a wifi adhoc connection between two laptops running debian.i have made changes to the interfaces file as follows:

auto wlan0

iface wlan0 inet static



wireless-channel 1

wireless-essid MYNETWORK

wireless-mode ad-hoc

please help me in this regard.
Old 03-07-2011, 09:48 PM   #2
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Check rfkill and see if it isn't soft disabled before anything.



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