[ltp] Cisco Aironet 350 Mini PCI on an R40 running SuSE 9
Ivarsson, Torbjorn (T)
Thu, 18 Dec 2003 10:26:56 -0600
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mike Evans [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Thursday, December 18, 2003 10:48 AM
> I had some success yesterday. I found an AP at work, and was
> successful in grabbing an IP via DHCP-- I still couldn't connect,
> as I didn't have the WEP key (is that odd that I could get an IP?).
> But, it felt good.
I know the feeling :)
> ...nothing... it didn't grab an IP from my AP, but it does see it
> (displays the AP's MAC) and has decent signal strength. The man
> page for iwconfig doesn't say anything about 'iwconfig eth1
> channel 11' so I didn't make that change, but perhaps that's
> my problem? My AP is on channel 11--guessing the default would be 1?
I believe you shouldn't have to specify the channel, the essid should be enough... And if you see the AP's MAC, then... there you go.
I have to make the card request an IP from the AP by using the command:
Do you get any error messages when you "can't connect"? The problem I had was that my firewall didn't allow me to reach any DNS servers or any internet connections for that matter.