Re: Help needed in getting WiFi working with Debian
On Sun, Nov 1, 2009 at 9:26 PM, Tom H <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 1, 2009 at 5:37 PM, Foss User <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> I am using Squeeze. I run aptitude update; aptitude full-upgrade every
>> day. I want to connect my laptop to the Wi-Fi I've setup in my home. I
>> am able to connect to it using Windows but not using Debian. I know
>> the SSID and WPA2-PSK key I have set. Channel of the router is set to
>> 'Auto'. 'Broadcast SSID' is enabled.
>> 1. I right clicked the network icon in the GNOME panel (Enable
>> wireless is already checked) and selected 'Edit connections'.
>> 2. 'Network Connections' window opened. In the 'Wired' tab, it showed
>> 'eth1' which is okay since I am using ethernet now.
>> 3. In the 'Wireless' tab it showed nothing.
>> 4. But, now I don't know what to put in the BSSID and MAC fields.
>> Some, useful outputs that might help you to help me.
>> # lspci | grep -i net
>> 02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation NetLink BCM5787M
>> Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express (rev 02)
>> 04:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 3945ABG
>> [Golan] Network Connection (rev 02)
>> # iwconfig
>> lo no wireless extensions.
>> eth1 no wireless extensions.
>> irda0 no wireless extensions.
>> wmaster0 no wireless extensions.
>> wlan0 IEEE 802.11abg ESSID:""
>> Mode:Managed Frequency:2.412 GHz Access Point: Not-Associated
>> Tx-Power=15 dBm
>> Retry min limit:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
>> Encryption key:off
>> Power Management:off
>> Link Quality:0 Signal level:0 Noise level:0
>> Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
>> Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0
>> pan0 no wireless extensions.
>> # iwlist scan
>> lo Interface doesn't support scanning.
>> eth1 Interface doesn't support scanning.
>> irda0 Interface doesn't support scanning.
>> wmaster0 Interface doesn't support scanning.
>> wlan0 Interface doesn't support scanning : Network is down
>> pan0 Interface doesn't support scanning.
>> My network is setup in this manner.
>> DSL Line ---> ISP ADSL2 + Router (192.168.1.1) --> Wireless Router
>> (192.168.2.1) ---> My laptops (Debian as well as Windows)
>> Please help me to get wireless working with Debian (recentmost Squeeze).
> What is the output of ifconfig wlan0?
# ifconfig wlan0
wlan0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:1f:3c:6b:d5:62
BROADCAST MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
RX bytes:0 (0.0 B) TX bytes:0 (0.0 B)