stephan.walter at epfl.ch
Fri Jan 14 15:25:03 EST 2005
capacity77 at tin.it wrote:
> It seems i don't have an IP assigned. I should give myself a static IP,
> in which file can I set it?
iwconfig doesn't show IP addresses, that's what ifconfig is for. You can
set the static address in /etc/network/interfaces (see "man interfaces"
for a description)
But you're most likely going to use DHCP, so there's no need for that.
If ifconfig doesn't show an IP, run dhclient to get one.
> And if I want to use Compaq WL100 to use another existing AP, should I change
> the mode?
iwconfig wlan0 essid mumble
where "mumble" is the ESSID of your AP (and wlan0 is the interface name,
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