rev e1 of dwl520..strange problem.
proski at gnu.org
Mon Mar 15 15:42:09 EST 2004
On Sat, 13 Mar 2004, Esteban Ribicic wrote:
> hi list,
> something wrong iwth my dwl 520 (dlink) rev e1 ..
> look this:
> home:/usr/local/src/wireless_tools.26# uname -a
> Linux home 2.4.24 #1 Sat Feb 7 19:23:09 ART 2004 i686 unknown
> home:/usr/local/src/wireless_tools.26# ./iwconfig --version
> iwconfig Version 26
> Compatible with Wireless Extension v16 or earlier,
> Currently compiled with Wireless Extension v12.
Set KERNEL_SRC in the Makefile for wireless tools to the kernel tree you
are using. Wireless Extension v12 is used in Linux 2.4.18 and older.
Perhaps you have old headers in /usr/include/linux installed by the
Another solution is to use wireless_tools.27.pre16, which doesn't use
kernel headers at all.
> but...when ifconfig:
> (wlan0 does not show up!)
> home:/usr/local/src/wireless_tools.26# ifconfig wlan0
> wlan0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:00:00:00:00:00
> inet addr:188.8.131.52 Bcast:184.108.40.206 Mask:255.255.255.0
> BROADCAST MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
> what can it be?
The interface is down. Use "ifconfig -a" to see all interfaces.
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