[shr-u] wifi connection

Kosa kosa at piradio.org
Fri Dec 4 23:22:54 CET 2009

Arigead escribió:
> William Kenworthy wrote:
>> On Thu, 2009-12-03 at 11:00 -0500, Iain B. Findleton wrote:
>>> Arigead wrote:
>>>> Hello All,
>>>>     I was going to try and connect my FR to my laptop with an ad-hoc
>>>> wifi connection but being as I've never even connected to infrastructure
>>>> I decided that I'd start there. I followed the instructions in the wiki
>>>> [1] but got some strange results:
>>>> ifdown eth0 && ifup eth0
>>>> ifdown: interface eth0 not configured
>>>> WPA: Configuring Interface
>>>> ioctl[SIOCSIWENCODEEXT]: Operation not supported
>>>> ioctl[SIOCSIWENCODEEXT]: Operation not supported
>>>> ioctl[SIOCSIWENCODEEXT]: Operation not supported
>>>> ioctl[SIOCSIWENCODEEXT]: Operation not supported
>>>> udhcpc (v1.13.2) started
>>>> run-parts: /etc/udhcpc.d/00avahi-autoipd exited with code 1
>>>> Sending discover...
>>>> Sending discover...
>>>> Sending select for
>>>> Sending select for
>>>> Lease of obtained, lease time 3600
>>>> run-parts: /etc/udhcpc.d/00avahi-autoipd exited with code 1
>>>> adding dns
>>>> root at om-gta02 /media/card $ ifconfig
>>>> eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:12:CF:8F:37:23
>>>>           inet6 addr: fe80::212:cfff:fe8f:3723/64 Scope:Link
>>>>           UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
>>>>           RX packets:751 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
>>>>           TX packets:381 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
>>>>           collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
>>>>           RX bytes:353244 (344.9 KiB)  TX bytes:9635 (9.4 KiB)
>>>> It appears that I get offered an address by the DHCP server on the wifi
>>>> but that it's not being used by eth0 for some reason. Is this a know
>>>> issue. To be honest I've never tried to use the wifi part of the phone
>>>> before and the wiki might be outdated, even for infrastructure mode?
>>>> Cheers for any help that anybody has time to offer.
>>> I have similar problems getting wifi to work on SHR-U. In my case I get
>>> an address and configure the interface via dhcp, but can not establish
>>> any traffic to the interface. In one case I could ping a host but the
>>> transit time was enormous.
>>> The other thing I note from ifconfig is ridiculous RX and TX values,
>>> almost 1TB on an interface I never have used. Looks to me like a bug
>>> somewhere in the driver code.
>>>> [1] http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Wifi
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>> Check route -n, and are you trying wifi with usb plugged in? - depending
>> on the order you start/stop interfaces the default route could either be
>> wrong or missing.  And which version of shr-u - latest, or older.
>> BillK
> Hi BillK,
>     your response motivated me to look at the latest shr-u image as I
> was using one from mid November. Thought I'd best update it even thought
> I'm sort of happy with what I've got at present. I do want to use wifi
> for a demo so off we go. I grabbed the shr-u kernel from 29th of
> November and the lite rootfs from 30th. Bit of a WTF moment there when I
> failed to find any wifi antenna setting in "Settings/Connectivity" where
>  I'm used to seeing it. Decided that I'd just enable the eth0 interface
> with an ifup but get told that interface don't exist.
> Maybe I leaped too far forward in time. Have you any recommendations as
> to which version to use? I might go back a version and see how I get on.
> Maybe I should be using the full root-fs but I only want the basics at
> present.
> I did in the mean time discover coova-chilli for the first time. That
> one slipped under my radar, like a good many other things. I'll go back
> in time but if you've any advice on a good image let me know.
> Cheers

Shr teams just announced the release of a testing-image and it seems to
work fine. Mokoconnect is not working but I have been able to set up a
wifi connection to both wep (without password) and wpa-psk networks
using the termninal.  Take a look at here:




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