"iwlist eth0 scan" reports "Resource temporarily unavailable"

4brinkma at informatik.uni-hamburg.de 4brinkma at informatik.uni-hamburg.de
Wed Aug 13 23:16:18 CEST 2008


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?


Additional info:

root at om-gta02:~# dmesg | tail
ar6000_ioctl_giwscan(): data length 0
[...] (repeated n times)

root at om-gta02:~# iwconfig eth0
eth0      AR6000 802.11g  ESSID:""
            Mode:Managed  Bit Rate:1 Mb/s   Tx-Power=0 dBm   Sensitivity=0/3
            Encryption key:off
            Power Management:off
            Link Quality:0/94  Signal level:-95 dBm  Noise level:-96 dBm
            Rx invalid nwid:0  Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
            Tx excessive retries:0  Invalid misc:0   Missed beacon:0

and openmoko-openmoko-devel-image-glibc-ipk--20080812-om-gta02.rootfs

root at om-gta02:~# cat /proc/cpuinfo
Hardware        : GTA02
Revision        : 0350
Serial          : 0000000000000000

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