[ltp] X60s/X200s kernel 3.7.0 compiled no wifi. (Old 2.6.32, ubuntu wifi works)

Ivan T. Ivanov linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Thu, 06 Nov 2014 15:40:46 +0200

On Thu, 2014-11-06 at 14:29 +0100, Uwe Brauer wrote:

> wlan0     Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:1e:65:dc:90:e0
>           UP BROADCAST MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
>           RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
>           TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
>           collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
>           RX bytes:0 (0.0 B)  TX bytes:0 (0.0 B)

This looks ok to me.

> This is almost the same result I obtain when using the older 2.6
> kernels, save the pan0 interface. I have no idea what this is supposed
> to be.

> In any case wicd nor knetworkmanager find the card so I cannot connect
> comfortably to a wifi red.

I am also using wicd. You have properly filled "Wireless Interface: wlan0"
in wicd, right? 

"wifi red" or wifi led? Check dmesg output, ensure that firmware file is 
properly loaded (no errors like "*firmware file no found*")