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Re: [opensuse] First attempt at installing wireless
  • From: Jos van Kan <vankan@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2009 13:07:27 +0100
  • Message-id: <4982ED7F.8080504@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Greg Freemyer schreef:
Okay I've reinstalled from scratch with a default install.

And installed all the security and recommended online patches.

Nothing more. Nothing less. At this point I have a very vanilla install.

(snip)

linux-xevi:/home/gaf # ifconfig -a
eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:1D:09:48:3B:80
inet6 addr: fe80::21d:9ff:fe48:3b80/64 Scope:Link
UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:3481 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:2639 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
RX bytes:4091036 (3.9 Mb) TX bytes:390909 (381.7 Kb)
Interrupt:16

lo Link encap:Local Loopback
inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0
inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1
RX packets:56 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:56 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX bytes:3536 (3.4 Kb) TX bytes:3536 (3.4 Kb)

linux-xevi:/home/gaf # iwconfig
lo no wireless extensions.

eth0 no wireless extensions.


Hm. This looks more like the card has not been configured. What does Yast2's
network configuration report?
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Jos van Kan registered Linux user #152704

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