Re: [SLE] Wireless Network Card



try iwconfig and see what it says

Stephen P. Molnar wrote:
I am running SuSE 10.1/KDE 3.5.4 on my laptop with a new wireless router for my LAN.

Unfortunately, the KWiFiManager tells me that the wireless card is disabled. Scanning for networks results in the message that 'The scan is complete but no networks were found.,

Hardware information, via yast2, tells me that ACX 111 54Mbps Wireless Interface is present.

ifconfig gives me:

eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:10:A4:92:F4:EA
inet addr:192.168.2.14 Bcast:192.168.2.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
inet6 addr: fe80::210:a4ff:fe92:f4ea/64 Scope:Link
UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:53191 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:29721 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
RX bytes:69005296 (65.8 Mb) TX bytes:2651892 (2.5 Mb)

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:2452 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:2452 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX bytes:632052 (617.2 Kb) TX bytes:632052 (617.2 Kb)

sit0 Link encap:IPv6-in-IPv4
NOARP MTU:1480 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:0
RX bytes:0 (0.0 b) TX bytes:0 (0.0 b)

So, it would seem obvious, at least to my limited knowledge that OS isn't finding the wireless card.

What do I need to do?

I'm sending this from my laptop, but over my wired LAN

Thanks in advance.


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