[Gta04-owner] [QtMoko] Wifi

Griera griera at gmail.com
Thu Nov 29 13:49:25 CET 2012


Hello:

On Thu, 29 Nov 2012 13:07:40 +0100
"e.waelde" <ew.ng7125 at nassur.net> wrote:

> Hello,
> 
> On 11/29/2012 12:49 PM, Griera wrote:
> > Hello:
> >
> > I am trying to use the wifi GTA04, but did not work. I've done:
> >
> >     root at neo:~# apt-get install libertas-firmware wireless-tools
> >     root at neo:~# root at neo:~# sh /opt/qtmoko/bin/wifi-poweron.sh
> >         error binding control socket, seems udevd is already running
> >         WARNING: All config files need .conf: /etc/modprobe.d/options, it will be ignored in a future release.
> >     root at neo:~# iwconfig
> >         hso0      no wireless extensions.
> >         lo        no wireless extensions.
> >         usb0      no wireless extensions.
> >         pan0      no wireless extensions.
> >     root at neo:~#
> >     root at neo:~# iwlist pan0 scan
> >         pan0      Interface doesn't support scanning.
> >
> > Any clue what I'm doing wrong?
> 
> "ifconfig -a" should list all devices, regardless, whether they
> are configured or not (output edited):
> 
> hso0      Link encap:UNSPEC  HWaddr 
> 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00
>            POINTOPOINT NOARP MULTICAST  MTU:1486  Metric:1
> ...
> lo        Link encap:Local Loopback
>            inet addr:127.0.0.1  Mask:255.0.0.0
> ...
> pan0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr d6:08:50:c9:08:7c
>            BROADCAST MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
> ...
> usb0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr b6:c8:ab:ac:44:7f
>            inet addr:192.168.0.202 ...
> ...
> wlan0     Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:19:88:14:82:13
>            BROADCAST 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)
> 

In the "ifconfig -a" output, I have no wlan:

root at neo:~# ifconfig -a
hso0      Link encap:UNSPEC  HWaddr 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00  
          POINTOPOINT NOARP MULTICAST  MTU:1486  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:10 
          RX bytes:0 (0.0 B)  TX bytes:0 (0.0 B)

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:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:0 
          RX bytes:0 (0.0 B)  TX bytes:0 (0.0 B)

pan0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr e2:b8:76:2c:e3:a5  
          BROADCAST 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:0 
          RX bytes:0 (0.0 B)  TX bytes:0 (0.0 B)

usb0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr b6:c8:ab:ac:44:7f  
          inet addr:192.168.0.202  Bcast:192.168.0.255  Mask:255.255.255.0
          inet6 addr: fe80::b4c8:abff:feac:447f/64 Scope:Link
          UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:404 errors:0 dropped:4 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:174 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 
          RX bytes:106088 (103.6 KiB)  TX bytes:18381 (17.9 KiB)

> wlan0 is the wireless interface. Bring it up:
> root at neo:~# ifconfig wlan0 up
> root at neo:~# echo $?
> 0

ifconfig can not find wlan0:

   root at neo:~# ifconfig wlan0 up
      wlan0: ERROR while getting interface flags: No such device
   root at neo:~# echo $?
      255

> root at neo:~# ifconfig wlan0
> wlan0     Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:19:88:14:82:13
>            UP BROADCAST 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)
> 
> Then try iwconfig again:
> root at neo:~# iwconfig wlan0
> wlan0     IEEE 802.11bg  ESSID:off/any
>            Mode:Managed  Access Point: Not-Associated
>            Retry  long limit:7   RTS thr:off   Fragment thr:off
>            Encryption key:off
>            Power Management:on
> root at neo:~# iwlist wlan0 scan
> wlan0     No scan results
> 
> if you cannot see "wlan0", then something else is wrong.

What could be the problem? Any clue?

Many thanks. Griera.

> Cheers,
> Erich
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