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Re: Fwd: Re: Going wireless

On Tue, Jun 22, 2004 at 08:42:09AM -0600, Marvin Gerardo Aguero Salazar wrote:
> Guys, first of all, let me clarify a couple of things. I hail from the
> Windows world where you just plug the card, install the drivers and
> voila, you're all set. I am just trying to learn about access points and
>  all that.
> Secondly, one my co-workers is right next to me and he is working just
> fine with his wireless card in the windows world. That tells us that
> there is an access point close by. At the hotel where I am staying at
> there is also a WiFi network. I have been unable to scan a network on
> either environment.
> I think the kernel/driver is seeing the card for one of the lights is
> on. Besides, I can "see" the wlan0 device.
> Here is the output of iwconfig, ifconfig and iwlist commands. Again, I
> would appreciate any help on this matter.

Just a shot in the dark.


iwconfig wlan0 mode ad-hoc
iwlist wlan0 scan

Any change?

Best of luck,


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