"iwlist eth0 scan" reports "Resource temporarily unavailable"

Thomas B. tommy.b at gmx.net
Thu Aug 14 13:58:48 CEST 2008

On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 11:16:18PM +0200, 4brinkma at informatik.uni-hamburg.de wrote:
> i got the following error message:
> root at om-gta02:~# iwlist eth0 scan
> eth0      Failed to read scan data : Resource temporarily unavailable
> So i can't scan for APs. Is my WiFi hardware broken? Can anyone confirm this?

I saw this too, and I also wondered whether my hardware is broken. Does
anyone have more information on this?


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