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Old 04-11-2007, 12:15 PM   #1
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Can anyone help my Debian find my wireless card?

Hey, I'm pretty new to this whole thing so please bare with me Been using Ubuntu for a while, but wanted a little change so I installed the latest Etch.

It didn't seem to find my wireless card:

# lspci | grep Network
01:03.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection (rev 05)

ifconfig shows only lo and eth1 which is my wired network card which works fine.

What can be wrong? How would I go about fixing this?

Please some assistance..

Edit: Might be worth mentioning that this card worked out-of-the-box on ubuntu dapper/edgy/feisty. And that now iwconfig gives me:
eth1 no wireless extensions.
eth0 no wireless extensions.
sit0 no wireless extensions.

I've tried putting:
auto eth0
iface eth0 inet dhcp

in /etc/networking/interfaces and restarting network. Didn't work. I also tried "iwconfig eth0 essid My_Essid" but that gives me "Operation not supported". Seems like it thinks my wireless card is some kinda wired card. Can anyone please help me figure this out?
Old 04-11-2007, 12:39 PM   #2
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