Re: Problems installing madwifi_pci, ath0 missing
From: Joachim Mæland (jm-news_at_profine.net)
Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2005 00:58:36 +0200
On Mon, 28 Mar 2005 22:40:21 +0200, Knut wrote:
> Then on to the next: Now I can see my wireless network and also my
> neighbours unsecured.
The card is working...
> But I am not able to configure the network connection correctly. I know
> I'm using the right Essid, key and frequency but I am not able to ping
> any other machines. Any hints? Any good source to read about configuring
> wireless TCP/IP, preferably under Mandrake.
Except the README file and man iwconfig and man ifconfig?
iwconfig from the wireless-tools package is a must... When struggling to
get your card working: Disable WEP in your AP and other security features.
tail -f /var/log/messages in a terminal window will reveal important
You have created a /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-ath0 file
What's the output of:?
What happens if you do "ifup ath0" ?
> I get a message in my log saying ath0: no ipv6 router. Does this mean
> that my configuration locks on ipv6?
AFAIK: No, this is not relevant. It's more like a ipv6 readiness feature
for the future, not to be used in this context...
-- Regards/Med vennlig hilsen Joachim Mæland If everything seems under control, you're just not going fast enough. -Mario Andretti