Fast questions (email, GPRS, WiFi...)
ml at e4net.com
Sun Jul 13 01:14:59 CEST 2008
Ok using these scripts u and d (below) and the suggestion below it works, but is unreliable, I can
ssh into it over wifi, but it quickly loses its connection, not sure why yet.
# u this turns on wifi and usb0 off
# d this brings back usb0
Jim Morris wrote:
> arne anka wrote:
>> well, i did what
>> says -- adding
>> iface eth0 inet dhcp
>> wpa-conf /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf
> Ok that worked, although I have some routing issues now. The manual method did not work though.
> > iwconfig
> eth0 AR6000 802.11g ESSID:"morrisnetwork2"
> Mode:Managed Frequency:2.422 GHz Access Point: 00:1D:5A:BB:FA:A9
> Bit Rate=48 Mb/s Tx-Power=16 dBm Sensitivity=0/3
> Encryption key:off
> Power Management:off
> Link Quality:207/94 Signal level:-144 dBm Noise level:-96 dBm
> Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
> Tx excessive retries:17 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:11
> Although it says encryption key off, but I presume wpa_supplicant is handling that.
> > ifconfig
> eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:12:CF:74:20:A8
> inet addr:192.168.1.70 Bcast:192.168.1.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
> UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
> RX packets:1657 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
> TX packets:832 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
> collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
> RX bytes:725595 (708.5 KiB) TX bytes:37892 (37.0 KiB)
> So its connected to my access point, and I turned off eth0, but I cannot ping the wireless, I'll
> work on that it may be routing or it may be encryption.
> Thanks all.
Jim Morris, http://blog.wolfman.com
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