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PostPosted: Sun May 29, 2011 3:11 pm    Post subject: PROBLEM IN RUNNING iwconfig wlan0 essid "networkname&q Reply with quote

hi.
this is arjun
i am having some problem with wifi

i am using ubuntu 10. version with wifi cip from realtek.
my system is intel based .
when i do
arjun@arjun-laptop:/$ sudo iwconfig
lo no wireless extensions.

eth0 no wireless extensions.

eth1 IEEE 802.11bg ESSID:"" Nickname:""
Mode:Managed Frequency:2.437 GHz Access Point: Not-Associated
Bit Rate:54 Mb/s Tx-Power:24 dBm
Retry min limit:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
Encryption key:off
Power Managementmode:All packets received
Link Quality=5/5 Signal level=0 dBm Noise level=-65 dBm
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:3 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0

pan0 no wireless extensions.
arjun@arjun-laptop:/$ sudo iwlist eth1 scan
eth1 Scan completed :
Cell 01 - Address: 00:24:01:CA:1B:32
ESSID:"dlink"
Mode:Managed
Frequency:2.437 GHz (Channel 6)
Quality:5/5 Signal level:-48 dBm Noise level:-92 dBm
IE: Unknown: DD840050F204104A00011010440001011041000101101200020000105300020088103B00010310470010000102030405060708090A0B0C0D0EBB1021000842726F6164636F6D1023000842726F6164636F6D102400063132333435361042000231321054000800060050F20400011011000E442D4C696E6B204449522D333330100800020088
Encryption key:off
Bit Rates:1 Mb/s; 2 Mb/s; 5.5 Mb/s; 11 Mb/s; 18 Mb/s
24 Mb/s; 36 Mb/s; 54 Mb/s; 6 Mb/s; 9 Mb/s
12 Mb/s; 48 Mb/s
Cell 02 - Address: 00:13:10:FE:B2:48
ESSID:"CSN-l"
Mode:Managed
Frequency:2.437 GHz (Channel 6)
Quality:4/5 Signal level:-61 dBm Noise level:-92 dBm
Encryption key:off
Bit Rates:1 Mb/s; 2 Mb/s; 5.5 Mb/s; 11 Mb/s; 18 Mb/s
24 Mb/s; 36 Mb/s; 54 Mb/s; 6 Mb/s; 9 Mb/s
12 Mb/s; 48 Mb/s


arjun@arjun-laptop:/$ sudo iwconfig eth1 essid "dlink"
arjun@arjun-laptop:/$
"and then if i check it"
arjun@arjun-laptop:/$ sudo iwconfig

lo no wireless extensions.

eth0 no wireless extensions.

eth1 IEEE 802.11bg ESSID:"" Nickname:""
Mode:Managed Frequency:2.437 GHz Access Point: Not-Associated
Bit Rate:54 Mb/s Tx-Power:24 dBm
Retry min limit:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
Encryption key:off
Power Managementmode:All packets received
Link Quality=5/5 Signal level=0 dBm Noise level=-65 dBm
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:3 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0

pan0 no wireless extensions.




/"if i used AP THEN"
arjun@arjun-laptop:/$ sudo iwconfig eth1 ap 00:13:10:FE:B2:48
Error for wireless request "Set AP Address" (8B14) :
SET failed on device eth1 ; Invalid argument.





the ESSID is not coming and also if go with ap then it is showing an error

please tell me how to over come this problem


thanks and regards
arjun pal
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PostPosted: Mon May 30, 2011 3:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Moved from Gentoo Chat to Unsupported Software. arjun, you'd get better help on the Ubuntu forums for this type of query.

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