ifup?!

doug held wireless at douglasheld.net
Mon Mar 31 11:22:59 EST 2003


 Brent,

 Does it work OK if you do not use 'BOOTPROTO=dhcp' and assign a static
 address?

 --Doug

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Brent Michalski" <brent at perlguy.net>
> To: "Hostap" <hostap at shmoo.com>
> Sent: Sunday, March 30, 2003 4:45 PM
> Subject: ifup?!
>
>
> > Ok, I have tried everything I know, I am at my wits end. (And the answer
> > is probably really simple)
> >
> > I am using a Netgear MA311 PCI card on a RedHat 8 system.  I have
> > hostap_pci installed, and the card is set up as wlan0.  I can do an
> > iwconfig and the card gets my ESSID and I have a link quality of 92/92.
> > So, I am pretty confident that the card is working.
> >
> > However, when I do "ifup wlan0", it says "Determining IP info..." (DHCP)
> > but then it fails.
> >
> > I am running an SMC Barricade and my laptop PCMCIA card has no problems
> > connecting.
> >
> > In the log file for the SMC, instead of getting a log entry telling me
> > that something was hitting it as a DHCP request, I get simply:
> >
> > * 000095B2F94A3
> >
> > No date/time or anything...
> >
> > Any ideas?  I don't know what else to do.  Below are the config scripts
> > that I have, am I missing something???
> >
> > Thanks!!!
> > Brent
> >
> > /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-wlan0
> > DEVICE=wlan0
> > ONBOOT=yes
> > BOOTPROTO=dhcp
> > USERCTL=no
> > PEERDNS=no
> > TYPE=Wireless
> > CHANNEL=6          ## This is what my SMC Barricade is set to.
> > MODE=Ad-Hoc
> > RATE=Auto
> >
> > /etc/sysconfig/networking/devices/ifcfg-wlan0
> > USERCTL=no
> > PEERDNS=no
> > GATEWAY=
> > TYPE=Wireless
> > DEVICE=wlan0
> > HWADDR=
> > BOOTPROTO=dhcp
> > NETMASK=
> > ONBOOT=yes
> > DHCP_HOSTNAME=
> > IPADDR=
> > NAME=
> > DOMAIN=
> > ESSID=
> > CHANNEL=6          ## This is what my SMC Barricade is set to.
> > MODE=Ad-Hoc
> > RATE=Auto
> >
> > /etc/sysconfig/networking/profiles/default/ifcfg-wlan0
> > USERCTL=no
> > PEERDNS=no
> > GATEWAY=
> > TYPE=Wireless
> > DEVICE=wlan0
> > HWADDR=
> > BOOTPROTO=dhcp
> > NETMASK=
> > ONBOOT=yes
> > DHCP_HOSTNAME=
> > IPADDR=
> > NAME=
> > DOMAIN=
> > ESSID=
> > CHANNEL=6          ## This is what my SMC Barricade is set to.
> > MODE=Ad-Hoc
> > RATE=Auto
> >
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