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Author Topic: WiFi Problem  (Read 1655 times)

askr

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WiFi Problem
« on: August 08, 2007, 11:39:26 am »

Hi Guys, I'm generally a n00b when it comes to Linux, so I'd appreciate some help.

I got VL 5.8 SOHO running with almost no problems.

WiFi Card - Zyxel ZyAir G-100.
KDE sees it as eth0, disabled but is unable to start it - "Please enable the card manually".
I try
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ifconfig eth0 upand it gives me:
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SIOCSIFFLAGS - no such file or directory
And so I have no WiFi. :(

lspici gives:
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Intersil Corp Prism GT/Prism Javelin ISL3890 / Prism Javelin/Prism Xbow ISL 3886 (rev 01)
Thanks for your help!
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lagagnon

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Re: WiFi Problem
« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2007, 11:42:30 am »

askr: there is a wonderful howto in our HOWTO forum concerning wireless. I suggest you start there and if you still have problems after those suggestions come back here nd we'll help some more: http://www.vectorlinux.com/forum2/index.php?topic=1282.0
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askr

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Re: WiFi Problem
« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2007, 02:44:09 pm »

I know about that one, and it does'nt help me :(

My card uses the prism54 module.

VASM does'nt find the card.
I did depmod-aq, modprobe prism54, manualy edited /etc/modprobe.conf, restarted ifplugd, rebooted th pc and still no luck.

ifconfig gives me only eth0 and lo :(
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newt

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Re: WiFi Problem
« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2007, 10:38:21 am »

Double-check to make sure that /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist doesn't list your module (or make sure that it's commented out).
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