Re: problems with deXlan (Intersil) wifi pcmcia card
On Sat, Nov 08, 2008 at 06:28:18PM +0100, Bernard wrote:
> >are you sure your AP is set to WPA?
> Sure it is. At this very moment, I am wirelessly connected with this
> pre-up iwconfig ra0 essid Livebox-46db
> pre-up iwpriv ra0 set AuthMode=WPAPSK
> pre-up iwpriv ra0 set EncrypType=TKIP
> pre-up iwpriv ra0 set WPAPSK="779xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxAD"
hm, pls post output from 'iwconfig ra0' and 'iwlist ra0 scan' on that
desktop - obfuscate sensitive data of course.
> the pasword (or passphrase, don't exactly know how it is called: 26
key ? ;)
> Ethernet card in slot 1 and the WiFi card in slot 2... but nothing
> worked, I couldn't even reboot with both cards in: the boot process got
> stuck in the middle.
resources conflict, likely - check pccard config and dmesg/boot msg; try
to insert/remove both cards when it's up and running normally, check if
it hangs/freezes, check dmesg/ifconfig/iwconfig/pccardctl if the modules
get loaded, resources are allocated, interfaces appears etc.
> So, I hope that wifi connexions on laptops are supposed to work with
> just a wifi card, and not an Ethernet card on top...
of course, they're the same thing, only the medium is different.
> I went inside my DSL box, using Firefox in root mode, with
> Security : WPA
ok, but output from above commands would be of interest anyway.