[SATLUG] wireless problem using linux driver

Chris Lemire good_bye300 at yahoo.com
Thu Dec 27 14:05:28 CST 2007


chris at ubuntu:~/Desktop$ ifconfig 
eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:14:2A:BD:89:A2  
          inet addr:192.168.1.109  Bcast:192.168.1.255  Mask:255.255.255.0
          inet6 addr: fe80::214:2aff:febd:89a2/64 Scope:Link
          UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:7379728 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:6016010 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 
          RX bytes:7210469467 (6.7 GB)  TX bytes:1399618463 (1.3 GB)
          Interrupt:20 Base address:0x8000 

eth1      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:C0:26:7D:4C:DF  
          UP BROADCAST MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 
          RX bytes:0 (0.0 b)  TX bytes:0 (0.0 b)
          Interrupt:17 Base address:0xc000 

ham0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:FF:65:18:68:AC  
          inet addr:5.181.26.158  Bcast:5.255.255.255  Mask:255.0.0.0
          UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1200  Metric:1
          RX packets:356 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:304 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:500 
          RX bytes:40287 (39.3 KB)  TX bytes:337182 (329.2 KB)

lo        Link encap:Local Loopback  
          inet addr:127.0.0.1  Mask:255.0.0.0
          inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
          UP LOOPBACK RUNNING  MTU:16436  Metric:1
          RX packets:45444 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:45444 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:0 
          RX bytes:2103968 (2.0 MB)  TX bytes:2103968 (2.0 MB)

chris at ubuntu:~/Desktop$ 



Alex Bartonek <bartonekdragracing at yahoo.com> wrote: 
--- Chris Lemire  wrote:
>Why does it say wlan0, no such device? I appended
this >to my
>/etc/network/interfaces>
>
>iface wlan0 inet dhcp
>
>auto wlan0
>
>and I restarted the networking service.


you have to remember... it may not be named wlan0.  My
previous config under suse 10.0 my wifi was called ra0.


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I don't have a ra0 either. Here's what I have.

chris at ubuntu:~/Desktop$ ifconfig 
eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:14:2A:BD:89:A2  
          inet addr:192.168.1.109  Bcast:192.168.1.255  Mask:255.255.255.0
          inet6 addr: fe80::214:2aff:febd:89a2/64 Scope:Link
          UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:7379728 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:6016010 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 
          RX bytes:7210469467 (6.7 GB)  TX bytes:1399618463 (1.3 GB)
          Interrupt:20 Base address:0x8000 

eth1      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:C0:26:7D:4C:DF  
          UP BROADCAST MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 
          RX bytes:0 (0.0 b)  TX bytes:0 (0.0 b)
          Interrupt:17 Base address:0xc000 

ham0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:FF:65:18:68:AC  
          inet addr:5.181.26.158  Bcast:5.255.255.255  Mask:255.0.0.0
          UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1200  Metric:1
          RX packets:356 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:304 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:500 
          RX bytes:40287 (39.3 KB)  TX bytes:337182 (329.2 KB)

lo        Link encap:Local Loopback  
          inet addr:127.0.0.1  Mask:255.0.0.0
          inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
          UP LOOPBACK RUNNING  MTU:16436  Metric:1
          RX packets:45444 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:45444 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:0 
          RX bytes:2103968 (2.0 MB)  TX bytes:2103968 (2.0 MB)

chris at ubuntu:~/Desktop$ 

       
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