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Re: [SLE] WIRELESS CARD SET UP
  • From: Maura Edeweiss Monville <memonvil@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2006 19:51:40 -0500 (CDT)
  • Message-id: <Pine.GSO.4.58.0604111949540.19077@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Thank you. Your argument makes sense.
I'll try your suggestion tomorrow as I get at the lab.

Regards,
Maura


On Wed, 12 Apr 2006, Joe Morris (NTM) wrote:

> Maura Edeweiss Monville wrote:
> > It looks like the card came with own module "ipw2200" which is in the
> > /lib/modules/. In fact I get the following:
> >
> > mauede@linux:~> lsmod
> > ipw2200 142088 0
> >
> > This module is known to YAST as well.
> > We get an IP address but still we cannot connect:
> >
> If you got an IP, your wireless is turned on, and it is working (i.e.
> communicating with your wireless router.
> >
> > mauede@linux:~> /sbin/ifconfig
> > eth1 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:12:F0:8D:40:71
> > inet addr:10.225.95.44 Bcast:10.225.95.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
> > inet6 addr: fe80::212:f0ff:fe8d:4071/64 Scope:Link
> > UP BROADCAST NOTRAILERS RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
> > RX packets:14263 errors:0 dropped:7 overruns:0 frame:0
> > TX packets:28 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
> > collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
> > RX bytes:1262375 (1.2 Mb) TX bytes:4399 (4.2 Kb)
> > Interrupt:201 Base address:0xe000 Memory:80000000-80000fff
> >
> > Can someone help?
> >
> It sounds like you do not have a gateway. What is the output of
> /sbin/route -n? If it shows no gateway, it is probably because of a
> misconfiguration of your ethernet card and wireless. Since you can only
> have one gateway, dhcp probably is setup on the ethernet to get the
> address and gateway. Try setting both network adapters to
> STARTMODE=ifplugd (IIRC). I believe this will, if the ethernet is not
> plugged in, will allow the dhcp client to assign the gateway for the
> adapter that is actually working at the time. HTH
>
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