Fast questions (email, GPRS, WiFi...)
ml at e4net.com
Sat Jul 12 19:27:13 CEST 2008
I'll try these things but without a usb connection and ssh terminal they are all very hard to do
from the on screen terminal window :)
My access point shows up in the scan list, but does not connect, and I don't see and errors.
Russell Sears wrote:
> I do this:
> ifdown eth0
> iwconfig eth0 essid "TheEssid" && ifup eth0 && ifdown usb0
> I haven't setup wpa or even wep though...
> - What does iwconfig say before you do udhcpc? Did the card associate
> with the access point (non-zero link quality)? Did the card discover
> the access points MAC address?
> - What does "ifconfig -a" say after udhcpc? "route -n"?
> Jim Morris wrote:
>> ian douglas wrote:
>>> I havne't seen any wifi UI applicaiton yet. I SSH'd into my Freerunner,
>>> edited /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf to alter the essid and
>>> key, typed "ifup eth0", then unplugged the USB cable, opened a terminal,
>>> ran "ifconfig usb0 down", opened the browser and navigated just fine.
>> I've been trying for several hours to get wifi working, it never seems
>> to connect although it can see my station.
>> I tried this too as it makes sense to turn off usb0, but that didn't
>> seem to work either, I wrote this script to make it easy from console
>> (I also tried ifconfig usb0 down)
>> ifdown usb0
>> wpa_supplicant -ieth0 -c/etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf -B
>> sleep 10
>> udhcpc eth0 &
>> Any other ideas?
Jim Morris, http://blog.wolfman.com
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