Re: How to set up wi-fi device?
hi ya jonathan
On Wed, 12 May 2004, Jonathan Melhuish wrote:
> I seem to have successfully installed my BT Voyager 1010 USB Wifi
> adapter. The driver loads upon plugging it in, the "activity" light
> switches on, and all is rosy. But I'm slightly at a loss as to how to
> proceed. The README that comes with the driver slightly tersely
> suggests typing something along the lines of:
> iwconfig wlan0 channel 3 mode ad-hoc essid fred
> ifconfig wlan0 192.168.0.1
> Which I've tried, but don't seem to have acheived anything (I assume
> wlan0 is an abitary name?). All it seems to have done is break the
> hostname lookups on my wired connection, eth0. Which is damned
> annoying, as without the web I find it very difficult to fix anything :-(
> Can anybody point me in the right direction? Are there any packages I
> need to install? Do I need to add anything to any config files or
> something? Can anyone share how they set up their card?
you need to download the amtel drivers ??
- or more like google for: "voyager 1010" drivers
than do some combinations of the following
( you need to know how to add new routes and stuff )
( you need to kow what the wireless options means )
iwconfig [ wireless options you want ]
other wireless drivers