[PLUG] dell 1390 wireless with mandriva..

Devendra Laulkar devendralaulkar at gmail.com
Sat May 26 00:55:52 IST 2007


> $/sbin/iwconfig wlan0
> wlan0     IEEE 802.11g  ESSID:off/any  Nickname:"penguin.xxxxxxxxx.xxx"
>           Mode:Ad-Hoc  Frequency:2.462 GHz  Cell: Not-Associated
>           Bit Rate=54 Mb/s   Tx-Power:32 dBm
>           RTS thr=2347 B   Fragment thr=2346 B
>           Power Management:off
>           Link Quality:0  Signal level:0  Noise level:0
>           Rx invalid nwid:0  Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
>           Tx excessive retries:0  Invalid misc:0   Missed beacon:0

Please set an ESSID for the device using iwconfig. (Essid above is off)
If you find that even after issuing the command to set essid the above
command show "off/any", then you might have to press the button on your
laptop which enables wifi.

May the Source be with you.

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