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Old 08-24-2008, 02:38 PM   #1
RohanTheLinuxer
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Smile Backtrack 3 error interface not found


Hi,

Glad to have your notice.

Due to my newbie status with the Linux distribution system I would like to ask for some help. I recently have purchased a HP 530 which is compatible with backtrack 3. I also have wireless acces with Web N Walk Manager of T-mobile (meaning I have access to the internet wherever I go). The reason for my post is to learn how to use backtrack 3.

Whenever I open a shell console and type:

ifconfig rausb0 up I get the following error code:
" rausb0: Error while getting interface flags: No such device"

or when I type airmon I get this error:
"bash: airmon: command not found"

On the internet I see a lot of tutorials where these commands works. I can' t figure out how to get mine to work

Here is some information of the system I use
I' m currently using the Penndrive Linux with Backtrack3 usb image downloaded from the original site.

The results of Ifconfig are as followed:
Link encap:Ethernet Hwaddr 52:54:00:12:34:56
inet addr:10.0.2.15 Bcast:10.0.2.255 Mask: 255.255.255.0
Up Brodcast Notrailers Running Multicast MTU:1500 Metric:1
Rx packets=3 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
Rx packets=4 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
Rx Bytes:1770 (1,7 KiB) TX Bytes:1830 (1.7 KiB)
Interrupt:10 Base adress:0xc100

lo link encap:local loopback
inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0
UP Loopback running MTU:16436 Metric:1
Rx packets=0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
Rx packets=0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX Bytes:0 TX Bytes:0

Results of iwconfig are as followed:
lo no wireless extensions.
eth0 no wireless extensions.

Results of lspci are as followed:
Host bridge: Intel Corporation 440FX - 82441FX PMC [Natoma] (rev 02)
ISA Bridge: Intel Corporation 82371SB PIIX3 ISA [Natoma/Triton II]
IDE Interface: Intel Corporation 82371SB PIIX3 IDE [Natoma/Triton II]
Bridge: Intel Corporation 82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4 ACPI
VGA compatible controller: Technical Corp. Unknow device 1111
Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8029(AS)
Multimedia audio controller: Ensoniq ES1370 [AudioPCI)

Thx for reading and I hope someone could help me.
 
Old 08-24-2008, 03:26 PM   #2
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How do you know that your (wireless) device is called rausb0? Perhaps lsusb will tell us about the device (assuming it's a USB device, of course).
 
Old 08-24-2008, 04:54 PM   #3
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Well it is not an usb device. It's an integrated Wifi network adaptor of the brand Broadcomm.
 
Old 08-25-2008, 12:31 AM   #4
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Are you sure that's the correct lscpi output? No wireless device is showing up there.
 
Old 08-25-2008, 04:36 AM   #5
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Did some inquiry

Thx guys for helping me out.

After some googling & reading on the backtrack forum I discoverd that the HP 530 network card is not official supported. There is a workaround but for people new to Linux it is a hell of job. That means updating the kernel and using a different driver version.
 
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If it's a Broadcom chip, you should be able to use NDISwrapper.
 
  


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