VectorLinux
September 30, 2014, 10:03:01 am *
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?

Login with username, password and session length
News: Visit our home page for VL info. To search the old message board go to http://vectorlinux.com/forum1. The first VL forum is temporarily offline until we can find a host for it. Thanks for your patience.
 
Now powered by KnowledgeDex.
   Home   Help Search Login Register  
Please support VectorLinux!
Pages: [1]
  Print  
Author Topic: 6.0 light wireless problem  (Read 1639 times)
ComputerLitterateNoob
Member
*
Posts: 12


« on: July 02, 2009, 10:54:04 am »

WICD does not detect any networks, WPA-GUI can see networks but when I connect through there it will not obtain an IP, if I use WPA-GUI that far then use vlwifi I get an IP and am connected to the internet.  However, if I try to use the connection at all, gslapt and Firefox are all I have tried, after roughly 2 min my connection is dropped and I cannot re-connect without rebooting.
I am using a Gigafast 802.11B PCMCIA card WF721-AEX on a tangent model 979 laptop with a pentium 2 266, and 185MB ram.  While using my 5.9 live cd there are no problemswith the wireless
Logged
hata_ph
Packager
Vectorian
****
Posts: 3257


-- Just being myself --


« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2009, 04:42:21 pm »

pls post your lspci and lsmod...
Logged
ComputerLitterateNoob
Member
*
Posts: 12


« Reply #2 on: July 02, 2009, 06:02:40 pm »

It's going to be a little while before I can do that, developed a hd issue and am reinstalling now to see if that fixes it
Logged
hata_ph
Packager
Vectorian
****
Posts: 3257


-- Just being myself --


« Reply #3 on: July 02, 2009, 06:17:18 pm »

All the best...
Logged
ComputerLitterateNoob
Member
*
Posts: 12


« Reply #4 on: July 02, 2009, 08:06:13 pm »

ok after re-install wicd is now working and appears to show the problem.  the status at the bottom of the window shows the signal strength below 10 and fluctuating badly which could easily hit zero, even though everything else shows a strength of 50
Logged
Pages: [1]
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.19 | SMF © 2013, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!