trouble setting up wireless
wblock at wonkity.com
Sat Jun 8 22:24:25 UTC 2013
On Sat, 8 Jun 2013, Sasha and Tanya Kapshuk wrote:
> I am running the GENERIC kernel. I can see that the wlan and ath pieces are
> compiled into the kernel, so I removed the ath lines from /boot/loader.conf.
> I seem to have done everything right, but it still doesn't work.
> 'ifconfig wlan0 create wlandev ath0' creates wlan0.
> 'wpa_supplicant -B -i wlan0 -c /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf' produces no output.
> dhclient wlan0 says no link .... giving up.
> What am I doing wrong?
First, check the easy things: is there a physical switch to enable
wireless? Is it on?
Please post the output of 'ifconfig -a'.
Until 'ifconfig wlan0 list scan' produces a list of visible access
points, there's not much reason to run wpa_supplicant or dhclient.
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