[lfs-support] No wireless connection to network

hans kaper spakyelj at xs4all.nl
Fri Nov 22 04:27:02 PST 2013


Op Mon, 18 Nov 2013 06:35:07 +0100 schreef Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com>:

> hans kaper wrote:
>> Compared with the discussion about efi-booting, which I follow with interest and admiration, I am still in the stone-age. I installed LFS 7.4 on an old laptop. It boots fine, but I cannot connect wireless to my network.
>> Wired is no problem (although I cannot find the eth0-device anywhere; how does this work?).
>>
>> The laptop uses a Cisco-Linksys wireless usb-adapter. Running udevadm monitor and inserting the adapter gives device-information that I put in a rule into 70-persistent-netrules with the name wlan0:
>>
>> SUBSYSTEM="usb", ACTION=="add", ATTR{idVendor}=="13b1", ATTR{manufacturer}="Cisco-Linksys" , ATTR{idProduct}=="0020", NAME="wlan0"
>>
>> I added ifconfig.wlan0 to /etc/sysconfig:
>>
>> ONBOOT=yes
>> IFACE=wlan0
>> SERVICE=ipv4-static
>> IP=192.168.178.26
>> GATEWAY=192.168.178.0
>> PREFIX=24
>
> The GATEWAY shouldn't have this address with this netmask.  The .0 is
> the network address and it will probably confuse the routing table.

You are right, a typo.

I am now looking into the kernel, comparing the Mint-kernel with lfs, whether I miss something there.

And installing wpa-supplicant of course, but that only makes sense when the device is found and ready.

Hans.



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