Re: [SLE] Wireless card not communicating using ndiswrapper !?
From: John Andersen (jsa_at_pen.homeip.net)
To: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: Tue, 30 Nov 2004 23:32:00 -0900
On Tuesday 30 November 2004 11:12 am, Jan Elders wrote:
> 1 of 2 configured routes for interface wlan0 up
> wlan0 IEEE 802.11g ESSID:"" Nickname:"MEDION"
> Mode:Managed Frequency:2.437GHz Access Point: FF:FF:FF:FF:FF:FF
> Bit Rate=2Mb/s Tx-Power:32 dBm
> RTS thr=2347 B Fragment thr=2346 B
> Encryption key:FABE-DEC5-12 Security mode:restricted
> Power Management:off
> Link Quality:100 Signal level:0 Noise level:0
> Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
> Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0
> Apparently it does not see the Access Point, which is 100% certain
> functioning all-right. Also "Signal level:0" suggests to me that the card
> is not transmitting any radio signal.
More likely not Receiving any signal, as there would be no point in
monitoring your own transmission signal level.
Have you tried fiddeling with the encription and security mode? And are you
sure you have the right Essid?
> Using the same card on the same laptop before with Linuxant DriverLoader
> did work correctly, but I abandoned that solution for other reasons. Also
> under Windows it works allright.
I like DriverLoader, Its always worked better than Ndiswrapper. Since the
approach they use is virtually identical, why abandon the one the works?
Surely its not the $19 the bugs you?
-- _____________________________________ John Andersen
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