[SHR-Testing] Wireless Frustration (was: Re: [SHR-Testing] /etc/network/interfaces edit question)
helge.hafting at hist.no
Tue Apr 28 13:49:44 CEST 2009
Adam Jimerson wrote:
> Well it is nice to see that I am not the only person with this problem,
> for me Mofi doesn't even load, I am installing the one from opkg.org
> <http://opkg.org> to see if I have any better luck with it.
I have trouble with wifi in SHR testing too. I suspect a kernel problem.
I usually run wpa_supplicant. Failing that, I connect to WEP networks
using "iwlist" "iwconfig" commands directly. Even these low-level tools
fails most of the time. Occationally iwlist eth0 scan will work, but
repeat the command and eth0 suddenly "doesn't support scanning". And of
course it won't ever connect to any access point. Similiarly, iwconfig
may claim there is no support for setting the essid.
Having low-level stuff like iwconfig fail is what makes me suspect a
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