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Old 05-09-2004, 04:40 PM   #1
GooPunch
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Unhappy Getting wlan0 to show up in iwconfig...


Hello,

I've been trying for a few days to get my internal wireless device to show up so I can configure it for using my wireless network...

I have an Intel PRO/Wireless 2100 and i'm running Fedora Core 2 test 3...

I downloaded the WinXP drivers for the card and used ndiswrapper to install them (when running the -l option for ndiswrapper it says that my driver is present). My problem is that I cannot configure any settings for the device because it doesn't show up when I type iwconfig...the system isn't recognizing the device I think...does anyone know what I can do to get the system to recognize it?

Thanks,

Goo
 
Old 05-10-2004, 05:48 PM   #2
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Try reading here: http://ipw2100.sourceforge.net/

Last edited by Muzzy; 05-10-2004 at 05:50 PM.
 
Old 05-10-2004, 08:20 PM   #3
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Yes, I did find that as well, but for some reason when I try run make on the hostap driver, it gives me an error that I don't have wireless extensions enabled on my kernel, even though I did a grep CONFIG_NET_RADIO and found that I did not need to enable and recompile...

...so I'm quite stuck as I have absolutely no idea what to do from here...
 
Old 05-10-2004, 09:16 PM   #4
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Shot in the dark, but sometimes just removing the ndiswrapper kernel module and reinserting it works for me on Fedora Core 1 using a 3com pcmcia card.
 
Old 05-10-2004, 09:30 PM   #5
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Could work I suppose....how would I do that?
 
Old 05-11-2004, 06:46 PM   #6
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/sbin/rmmod ndiswrapper
/sbin/insmod ndiswrapper

should remove the module and then re-insert it.
 
Old 05-11-2004, 10:00 PM   #7
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It sounds like your module isn't inserted to begin with. Have you tried modprobe ndiswrapper. Once the module is inserted you should have a interface listed in iwconfig.
try lsmod and ndiswrapper should appear.
 
Old 05-12-2004, 11:39 AM   #8
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I did modprobe ndiswrapper, then lsmod and it appears in the listing as:

ndiswrapper 60152 0

but nothing appears for it in iwconfig...just:

lo no wireless extensions
sit0 no wireless extensions
eth0 no wireless extensions

...?
 
  


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