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DATE 2009-10-28
FROM Ruben Safir
SUBJECT Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] wifi for a Inspiron 6000 laptop
From lestw-hangout-at-mrbrklyn.com Wed Oct 28 13:11:51 2009
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From: Ruben Safir
To: hangout-at-mrbrklyn.com
Subject: Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] wifi for a Inspiron 6000 laptop
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On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 04:14:24PM -0500, Michael Richardson wrote:
> Lie to it.?
>


???

Ruben

> -- Sent from my Palm Pr?
> Ruben Safir wrote:
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> Hello
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> I'm having trouble with a Dell Laptop Inspiron 6000. The WIFI seems to
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> not work. Fist, when I did the installation it identified the wifi as
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> eth0 and not ath0, which is different than my other installations.
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> The install is opensuse 11.0
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> iwconfig identifies the device as follows
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> ath0 radio off ESSID:off/any
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> Mode:Managed Channel:0 Access Point: Not-Associated
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> Bit Rate:0 kb/s Tx-Power=off Sensitivity=8/0
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> Retry limit:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
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> Encryption key:off
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> Power Management:off
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> Link Quality:0 Signal level:0 Noise level:0
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> Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
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> Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0
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> It shows up in yast as
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> Name ?IP Address
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> ??
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> ??PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection?DHCP
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> ??
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> ??BCM4401-B0 100Base-TX ?DHCP
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> ??
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> but iwlist fails
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> stat46:~ # iwlist ath0 scanning
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> ath0 No scan results
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> There is wifi available (infact I'm posting from the wifi on my EEEPC)
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> I spin around the net is not coming u with any solutions. Anyone have a
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> clue as to what can be wrong? Maybe the wifi is shot?
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> iwconfig ath0 essid any rate auto channel auto
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> Error for wireless request "Set Frequency" (8B04) :
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> SET failed on device ath0 ; Invalid argument.
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> Ruben
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> --
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> http://www.mrbrklyn.com - Interesting Stuff
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> http://www.nylxs.com - Leadership Development in Free Software
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> So many immigrant groups have swept through our town that Brooklyn, like Atlantis, reaches mythological proportions in the mind of the world - RI Safir 1998
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> http://fairuse.nylxs.com DRM is THEFT - We are the STAKEHOLDERS - RI Safir 2002
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> "Yeah - I write Free Software...so SUE ME"
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> "The tremendous problem we face is that we are becoming sharecroppers to our own cultural heritage -- we need the ability to participate in our own society."
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>
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> "> I'm an engineer. I choose the best tool for the job, politics be damned.<
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> You must be a stupid engineer then, because politcs and technology have been attached at the hip since the 1st dynasty in Ancient Egypt. I guess you missed that one."
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>
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> ? Copyright for the Digital Millennium
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> --
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> To unsubscribe, e-mail: opensuse+unsubscribe-at-opensuse.org
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> For additional commands, e-mail: opensuse+help-at-opensuse.org
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> ----- End forwarded message -----
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> --
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> http://www.mrbrklyn.com - Interesting Stuff
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> http://www.nylxs.com - Leadership Development in Free Software
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>
>
> So many immigrant groups have swept through our town that Brooklyn, like Atlantis, reaches mythological proportions in the mind of the world - RI Safir 1998
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>
>
> http://fairuse.nylxs.com DRM is THEFT - We are the STAKEHOLDERS - RI Safir 2002
>
>
>
> "Yeah - I write Free Software...so SUE ME"
>
>
>
> "The tremendous problem we face is that we are becoming sharecroppers to our own cultural heritage -- we need the ability to participate in our own society."
>
>
>
> "> I'm an engineer. I choose the best tool for the job, politics be damned.<
>
> You must be a stupid engineer then, because politcs and technology have been attached at the hip since the 1st dynasty in Ancient Egypt. I guess you missed that one."
>
>
>
> ? Copyright for the Digital Millennium
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> ----- End forwarded message -----
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> --
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> http://www.mrbrklyn.com - Interesting Stuff
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> http://www.nylxs.com - Leadership Development in Free Software
>
>
>
> So many immigrant groups have swept through our town that Brooklyn, like Atlantis, reaches mythological proportions in the mind of the world - RI Safir 1998
>
>
>
> http://fairuse.nylxs.com DRM is THEFT - We are the STAKEHOLDERS - RI Safir 2002
>
>
>
> "Yeah - I write Free Software...so SUE ME"
>
>
>
> "The tremendous problem we face is that we are becoming sharecroppers to our own cultural heritage -- we need the ability to participate in our own society."
>
>
>
> "> I'm an engineer. I choose the best tool for the job, politics be damned.<
>
> You must be a stupid engineer then, because politcs and technology have been attached at the hip since the 1st dynasty in Ancient Egypt. I guess you missed that one."
>
>
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> ? Copyright for the Digital Millennium
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> ----- End forwarded message -----
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>

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  6. 2009-10-13 From: "Tameek" <tameek-at-gmail.com> R: Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] FSCK died with exit status 4
  7. 2009-10-16 Ruben Safir <mrbrklyn-at-panix.com> Subject: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] Installfest next week?
  8. 2009-10-16 From: "Michael L. Richardson" <mlr52-at-michaellrichardson.com> Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] Installfest next week?
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  13. 2009-10-28 Ruben Safir <mrbrklyn-at-panix.com> Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] wifi for a Inspiron 6000 laptop
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