Re: Trouble implementing PRISM2 WiFi Card
On Mon, 2003-01-13 at 09:06, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> I have been trying to use my new Wifi card for my laptop with limited
> success. I have a Siemens(PRISM2 chipset) card that I cant seem to get running.
> The card is recognised by the hardware and the last time I recompiled the
> kernel I included the right device driver. I also installed the appropiate wlan
> software. When I run iwconfig with iwconfig wlan0 mode Ad-hoc I get the same
> error message "device not found." I have tried other devices with likewise
> no success(including different eth, tty, ttyS). When I attempt to MAKEDEV I
> get the reply "MAKEDEV does not know how to make the following device." So
> this leaves me with the question of- what the hell? I reinstalled the wlan
> software(twice) and still get the same results. If anyone else has any ideas
> about this your reply would be greatly appreciated.
if you type 'ifconfig -a' it will tell you what network devices are
available to you. if you are using the linux-wlan-ng stuff than it will
be wlan?, whereas w/ the kernel drivers you will have eth?.