Download your favorite Linux distribution at LQ ISO.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Networking > Linux - Wireless Networking
User Name
Linux - Wireless Networking This forum is for the discussion of wireless networking in Linux.


  Search this Thread
Old 02-21-2004, 01:35 AM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: Feb 2004
Posts: 5

Rep: Reputation: 0
Bring 'up' wlan0

Installed the new wlan0 driver for my 2.5 WUSB11 linksys adapter. It comes up in ifconfig -a but not ifconfig. I need to figure out how to bring it 'up' as -a shows up or down interfaces but it doesnt show up regularly. Im running mandrake 9.2. I tried the ifconfig wlan0 up command which returned no such device. All help appreciated
Old 02-21-2004, 05:29 PM   #2
Registered: Dec 2003
Location: San Jose
Distribution: Redhat WS 3
Posts: 410

Rep: Reputation: 30
See if you can do iwconfig to see if iwconfig lists wlan0, if so then try setting the wireless parameters for wlan0 using iwconfig.

try lsmod -a to see if the drivers are loaded, if not use modprobe -v <module> to load the module.

Also try ifup wlan0

Also try checking network settings for wlan0 under /etc/sysconfig

check dmesg output to see if driver is being loaded and if any errors/problems.


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
hostap doesnt bring up wlan0 chuck2 Linux - Wireless Networking 2 10-29-2005 03:58 PM
'Eh up' from Nottingham Guineapig Member Intro 3 09-13-2005 06:32 PM
Cannot bring up wlan0 device JayBox Linux - Wireless Networking 6 05-31-2005 04:59 PM
Failed to bring up wlan0 jon_k Linux - Software 2 12-31-2004 06:56 PM
Broadcom wireless with ndiswrapper: ifconfig wlan0 works; ifup wlan0 fails orangechicken Linux - Wireless Networking 2 04-17-2004 06:39 PM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Networking > Linux - Wireless Networking

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:02 AM.

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