LinuxQuestions.org
Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Networking > Linux - Wireless Networking
User Name
Password
Linux - Wireless Networking This forum is for the discussion of wireless networking in Linux.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 06-24-2004, 02:12 AM   #1
metalpenguin
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jun 2004
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
Posts: 14

Rep: Reputation: 0
Angry Cisco Aironet 340 problem


Hello,

This will be a rather long post sorry!! I am having problems with getting my new Cisco Aironet 340 Wireless 802.11b PCMCIA card to work under Red Hat 8.0 with the 2.4.18.14 kernel on a Dell Inspiron 8100 Laptop.

First off here is the output of the command "cat /var/log/messages"

Jun 23 06:44:19 localhost cardmgr [502]:executing: './network stop eth0'
Jun 23 06:44:19 localhost cardmgr [502]:executing: 'modprob -r airo_cs'
Jun 23 06:44:21 localhost /etc/hotplug/net.agent' NET unregister event not supported
Jun 23 06:44:24 localhost cardmgr [502]: Socket 1:Aironet PC4800
Jun 23:06:44:25 localhost cardmgr [502]: executing:'mobprob airo_cs'
Jun 23:06:44:30 localhost kernel:airo: Probing for PCI adapters
Jun 23:06:44:32 localhost kernel:airo: Finished probing for PCI adapters
Jun 23:06:44:34 localhost kernel:airo: MAC enabled eth0 0:40:96:39:44:f
Jun 23:06:44:35 localhost kernel:eth0:index 0x05:Vcc 5.0,Vpp 5.0, irq 3, io 0x0100-0x013f
Jun 23:06:44:36 localhost cardmgr [502]: executing: './network start eth0'
Jun 23:06:44:40 localhost /etc/hotplug/net.agent:invoke ifup eth0

Here is the output of the command 'cat /proc/driver/aironet/eth0/Status

Status: CFG ACT
Mode: f
Signal Strength: 0
Signal Quality: 3
SSID: WLAN
AP:
Freq: 0
BitRate: 11mbs
Driver Version: airo.c 0.3 (Ben Reed & Javier Achirica)
Device: 340 Series
Manufacturer: Cisco Systems
Firmware Version: 3.93
Radio Type: 2
Country: 0
Hardware Version: 20
Software Version: 393
Software Subversion: 0
Boot Block version: 143

Ok, now that that is out of the way, I then issue the command "neat" in a term window as root. When the window pops up I get this warning error

"eth0 has an alias to module airo_cs in modules.conf, instead of currently loaded module airo!"

after clicking on "ok" I then click on "activate" to activate the device. After clicking on "activate" I get this little error in my term window,

"Error for wireless request "Set Mode" (8B06):
SET failed on device eth0; Invalid argument"

Then a message comes on the term window and says pretty much that it pinged the gateway (192.168.1.1) and all packets where lost.

Also when I do the commond "/sbin/ifconfig -a" I can see that its doing something it shows that RX packets:0 errors:563 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:563
and that TX packets:24 errors:24 dropped:0 overrun:0 carrier:22

I dont konw what else to do. Your help is greatly appreciated and thank you for your time!

Scott
 
Old 07-15-2004, 10:34 PM   #2
Ghost_runner
Member
 
Registered: Jun 2004
Location: Kansas City, MO
Distribution: Mint (Cinnamon)
Posts: 276

Rep: Reputation: 30
check modules.conf for the alias to airo vs airo_cs, also check your card (manfid, etc) in the /etc/pcmcia/config file, the bindings (hence alias) may be changed there. Hope this helps.
 
  


Reply


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
Cisco Aironet 340 on Fedora Core 3 deviousz Linux - Wireless Networking 2 12-15-2004 02:06 AM
Cisco Aironet 340 PCMCIA Card Issue w/ Mandrake 10.0 icypyro Linux - Hardware 3 07-14-2004 09:41 PM
Cisco Aironet 340 PCMCIA Card Issue w/ Mandrake 10.0 icypyro Linux - Hardware 1 07-13-2004 03:20 PM
Cisco Aironet 340 wireless card problem metalpenguin Linux - Hardware 20 07-01-2004 10:50 AM
Cisco Aironet 340 Wireless on Slackware 9.0 narshadda Slackware 2 10-13-2003 06:37 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Networking > Linux - Wireless Networking

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:21 PM.

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