DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2005-08
Re: wireless ethernet
My base station is on channel 6. I did try setting the channel on the card too,
with the same result (failed to associate; "no carrier". )
Hiten Pandya <hmp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, said on Wed Aug 31, 2005 [03:02:42 AM]:
} Isn't the 'channel' supposed to have a decent value instead of -1 ? Try
} changing that, it might help. Check what channel your base station is
} broadcasting on first.
} Jon Hamilton wrote:
} >I've been trying to get my laptop (HP Pavillion ze4500) working with my
} >wireless ethernet,
} >and am sure I'm overlooking something obvious. I have a number of cards
} >available, all of
} >which seem to behave in a similar fashion: ifconfig seems to see them
} >fine, reports their
} >MAC address correctly, etc; I can't get any of them to associate with my
} >base station under
} >DragonFly. All of the cards do work fine with the same base station under
} >various other operating systems on various machines.
} >The lowest common denominator among the cards is a DWL-650 which works
} >with the wi driver
} >(and which I've used on the same network with FreeBSD before, albeit on a
} >different laptop).
} >The base station is fine; it works with a number of other machines on the
} >network. I attempted to reset the base station (a Linksys WAP54G) to its
} >factory default configuration,
} >and left MAC filtering and WEP off. Still no luck. I can ifconfig the
} >card up:
} ># ifconfig wi0 ssid linksys up
} >and everything appears fine, but the card won't associate. The access
} >point log
} >does not show any activity, either.
} >I've attached below a dmesg from ``boot -v'', pciconf -lv, and ifconfig
} >output. If anyone
} >can point me in a useful direction, I'd appreciate it. I've tried to do
} >what homework I can
} >but am spinning my wheels; probably it's something staring me in the face.
} >Thanks for any suggestions.
} >wi0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
} > ether 00:05:5d:f2:c1:50
} > media: IEEE 802.11 Wireless Ethernet autoselect (DS/2Mbps)
} > status: no carrier
} > ssid linksys 1:linksys
} > stationname "DragonFly WaveLAN/IEEE node"
} > channel -1 authmode OPEN powersavemode OFF powersavesleep 100
} > rtsthreshold 2312 protmode CTS
} > wepmode OFF weptxkey 1