Re: Wireless problems, orinoco chipset
I didn't receive your warning message but I did find when configuring wireless
access that my card refused to accept the essid from the command line,
although it does accept essid when specified in the configuration files. The
only problem I have now is that the connection does not come up properly on
boot, but does when I restart the network. When I get a chance to look at
the logs I suspect this will be simply solved.
I'd recommend you put the essid and other details in your network
configuration and restart the network. Hopefully this will solve your
On Thu, 10 Apr 2003 8:36 pm, ben wrote:
> I am having a little dificulty setting up my wireless network under Debian
> woody kernel 2.4.18bf (Ithink!)
> when i run iwconfig i get this reply:
> Warning: Driver for device eth1 has been compiled with version 12
> of Wireless Extension, while this program is using version 15.
> Some things may be broken...
> eth1 IEEE 802.11-DS ESSID:"" Nickname:"HERMES I"
> Mode:Managed Frequency:2.422GHz Access Point: 00:00:00:00:00:00
> Bit Rate:11Mb/s Tx-Power=15 dBm Sensitivity:1/3
> Retry limit:4 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
> Encryption key:off
> Power Management:off
> Link Quality:0/92 Signal level:134/153 Noise level:134/153
> Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
> Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0
> whatever is broken is stopping me from putting in my ESSID, not sure about
> other things, I know i can still set my Mode.
> how do I go about changing the driver for version 15? or vice versa, how do
> I go about changing iwconfig back to version 12?
> Ben Southwood
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