Re: 2.6.6-powerpc Debian kernel and 802.11b problems
On 25/05/04, Jens Schmalzing (email@example.com) wrote:
> Rory Campbell-Lange <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> You are using hotplug to automatically detect your hardware, right?
> Seems that it found your Firewire ports and generously assigned an
> IP-over-Firewire interface. It doesn't do harm, but if you don't want
> to load it automatically, put eth1394 in /etc/hotplug/blacklist. The
> exact reverse happens with the airport driver - you want to load it,
> but it is not found automatically. Simply put airport in /etc/modules
> and it should work fine on the next boot, and use the command
> `modprobe airport' to load the module right away. Just make sure you
> use the correct interface name, or use the mapping stanza of
> /etc/network/interfaces to figure it out automatically.
Thanks for the info, Jens.
On 25/05/04, Derrik Pates (email@example.com) wrote:
> Did you build that kernel yourself? If so, I'm guessing you didn't build
> support for the Airport card into your kernel.
This is the new unstable 2.6.6 Debian kernel. "modprobe airport" worked,
Module Size Used by
airport 7968 0
orinoco 56340 1 airport
hermes 15136 2 airport,orinoco
After inserting the modules, I'm still getting an error, though. "eth1
no wireless extensions". Any clues?
Ahah. eth0 has become the wireless interface, and eth1 is ethernet. Now