I'm still not getting this, perhaps I'm missing something. Here's what I'm doing
aptitude install ipw2100 wireless-tools
BTW I also downloaded the firmware for .55 and later and unzip them to
tar zxvf ipw2100-source.tar.gz
module-assistant a-i ipw2100
I select the follow under wireless
ipw2100, ieee80211_crypt, ieee80211_cryp_wep, ieee80211
ipw2100 150988 0
ieee80211_crypt_wep 5380 0
crc32 4416 1 ieee80211_crypt_wep
firmware_class 10112 1 ipw2100
ieee80211 40612 1 ipw2100
ieee80211_crypt 5832 3 ipw2100,ieee80211_crypt_wep,ieee80211
I'm thinking I'm ok but... iwconfig produces
lo no wireless extensions.
eth0 no wireless extensions.
eth1 no wireless extensions.
sit0 no wireless extensions.
Any attempt to load essid in the iwconfig produces
Error for wireless request "Set ESSID" (8B1A) :
SET failed on device eth1 ; Operation not supported.
my interfaces is like
iface eth1 inet dhcp
On Mar 27, 2005 9:07 AM, Ritesh Raj Sarraf
> paul tsai wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > I´ve been trying out debian again after a brief period of not using it
> > for a while and for some reason, things definitely seem broken in
> > sarge, but I´m sure everyone will say it´s me.
> > I used to remember that the network config scripts were in
> > /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts. When were they changed to
> > /etc/network? In any case I ran into a couple of issues, but the one
> > that´s making me upset that I for the life of me cannot figure out how
> > to setup my wireless in debian (it works easily in other distros).
> > I have a Intel 2100 and I´m using Sarge. So I installed the source
> > through sarge and followed the directions in /usr/share/doc/ipw2100,
> > untarring the files necessary and running module assistant which comes
> > back with no errors. So I then go do the firmware and I think that´s
> > good too. so reboot, and I dmesg and I see that the modules are
> > loading (BTW I did have the wireless support in my kernel enabled),
> > but for the life of me I cannot get it to assign it to a device like
> > wlan0. Anytime I do anything that tries to setup the network I get a
> > device not found etc. Now I´m assigning it an alias in both
> > modutils/alias and modprobe.d/alias and putting ipw2100 in the modules
> > files. Either I´m missing something or something is broken. Please
> > help. I haven even began to try to setup the network connections.
> As soon as the firmware and modules for ipw2100 is loaded it get an ethernet
> device name attached to it. Something like ethX. I've been using it well
> for a couple of months now.
> Ritesh Raj Sarraf
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