ath device appears broken
sam at errno.com
Thu Jun 14 04:41:20 UTC 2007
Steve Kargl wrote:
> I updated a 23 May 07 kernel and world to today sources,
> and ath0 no longer works. The first problem is that I
> do not use modules and modules are not built. When I
> boot up, the console shows
> ieee80211_load_module: load the wlan_scan_sta module by hand for now.
> Great, I don't have a wlan_scan_sta module. So, I can't get ath0
> to associate.
> The second problem is ifconfig appears to have lost channel
> setting capabilities. I use this script to init my ath0
> #! /bin/sh
> ifconfig ath0 inet 192.168.0.10
> ifconfig ath0 ssid "MySSID" mode 11g wepmode on
> #ifconfig ath0 ssid "MySIDD" mode 11g channel 11 wepmode on
> ifconfig ath0 wepkey 0xa_long_hex_number_goes_here deftxkey 1
> Note I have to comment out the line with "channel 11" in it.
> Furthermore, I see
> mobile:root ifconfig ath0
> ath0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 1500
> ether 00:13:46:c4:5a:c1
> inet 192.168.0.10 netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast 192.168.0.255
> media: IEEE 802.11 Wireless Ethernet autoselect mode 11g (OFDM/12Mbps)
> status: associated
> ifconfig: unknown/undefined channel number 11
What does ifconfig ath0 list chan show? What happens if you remove
"mode 11g"? How did you get this far if you don't have wlan_scan_sta?
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