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Re: [opensuse] Wireless issue in 10.2
  • From: Marcus Meissner <meissner@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 9 Dec 2006 10:39:52 +0100
  • Message-id: <20061209093952.GA25175@xxxxxxx>
On Sat, Dec 09, 2006 at 02:13:43AM +0000, Dylan wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> I've just put 10.2 (x86_64) on my laptop. During the installation, the
> wireless network card (RT2500) was detected and configured correctly. The
> network connection test passed at that point.
>
> Subsequently, I cannot get the wi-fi to connect (no IP from DHCP, cannot ping
> if I set a static address.) ifconfig reports:
>
> wlan0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:11:09:9B:06:2C
> UP NOTRAILERS RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
> RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
> TX packets:3 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
> collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
> RX bytes:0 (0.0 b) TX bytes:1824 (1.7 Kb)
>
> wmaster0 Link encap:UNSPEC HWaddr
> 00-11-09-9B-06-2C-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00
> UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
> RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
> TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
> collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
> RX bytes:0 (0.0 b) TX bytes:0 (0.0 b)
>
> and I get:
>
> wlan0: cannot create symlink to default key
>
> from dmesg when restarting the network.
>
> So, what is wmaster0? Any ideas as to where to look for clues to solve this?

The RT2500 driver is unfortunately not very stable yet.

The wmaster0 is the ieee802.11 interface, wlan0 is the ethernet compatible
interface.

Ciao, Marcus
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