Here is my iwconfig and ifconfig if it helps. I’ve tried everything I can think of to get this working and it’s gotten me nowhere. What you have now is connection configuration issue. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. If you do not have a wireless interface present, please refer to WiFi for information on providing a driver for your device. Problem Setting up Driver Tue May 08, 3: Hosting provided by Metropolitan Area Network Darmstadt.

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Use of WEP is not recommended and is not covered within this document.

Here is my iwconfig and ifconfig if it helps. You do this by issuing the command for my sqjeeze, change the command to suit your card: Save the file and exit the editor. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. I’m using this laptop for school, and I’d love to be using Debian on it before anything else. If available, a help page link will provide you with further information.

He was only missing the dhclient call. After providing, click the “Connect” button. This is highly likely, at this stage, because firmware is proprietary software, and many distros, including Debian, do not install it automatically out of the desire to comply to the fullest with the principles of FOSS Free Open Source Software. You should install eeepc-acpi-scripts from http: Bring your interface up. Continuing to troubleshoot I then followed the directions here: In general, the conflict is between FOSS drivers and proprietary drivers.


WLAN issues in Debian Squeeze RTLCE

Slan book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. For more advanced users, there is always the option of editing the configuration files directly. For instance features sqheeze often left out, bugs go unfixed, and what support does exist from the manufacture may be fleeting.

The first case is of course hopeless, so let us concentrate on the second one. I selected wifi, then seleted SSID from a list, entered encryption, password, if I wanted dhcp or static IP, Then network worked to complete the installation. Better, perhaps, is using a web search engine to find reports from others using it with Debian stable attesting to its performance and usability.

ERROR while getting interface flags: Make sure you use a strong pass-phrase. Sign up using Email and Password. When I tried to start from terminal: In addition to being not entirely free software, the madwifi driver apparently has some limitations.


Hardware-specific configuration

RealTek chipsets are not discussed in detail here. Problem Setting up Driver Tue May 08, 4: For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. If you have an external USB wifi adapter, you can obtain the same code by means of the command lsusb bonus question: I have followed your script and it all went OK Debiaj This is fairly well documented elsewhere e.

You can now bring wlqn interface up and down with the usual ifup and ifdown commands.

How to use a WiFi interface

I first tried your tutorial http: Registration woan quick, simple and absolutely free. Running iwconfig however will now show a “pan0” interface that was not there before.

Your approach is too abstract without dumping more data.