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Re: Fwd: Re: Going wireless


I've been trying all the different possibilities I can think of.

No change.  :-(

iwlist wlan0 scan still shows "No scan results".

I am sad about it. I am running out of ideas. :-(

I have read the howtos 100 times, have done thousands of tests to no
avail. :-(

I guess it is time for me to give thanks to all of you who have helped
me, specially you David. I guess I've got to wait until I become more
knowledgeable on linux and get a better understanding about this whole


----- Mensaje Original -----
De: David Fokkema <dfokkema@ileos.nl>
Fecha: Martes, Junio 22, 2004 12:54 pm
Asunto: 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.
> Try
> iwconfig wlan0 mode ad-hoc
> iwlist wlan0 scan
> Any change?
> Best of luck,
> David
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