How to set up network interface from scratch - newbie
chiodr at kscems.ksc.nasa.gov
Mon Nov 1 11:15:14 UTC 2004
On Fri, 2004-10-29 at 20:54, Hartono Nugroho wrote:
> Date: Fri, 29 Oct 2004 08:18:18 -0400
> From: Filippos Klironomos <PresarioD at gmail.com>
> >> I just install USB wireless device using ndiswrapper and the interface is
> >> wlan0. I run iwconfig setup (ISSD, key, etc) and wlan0 already recognize
> >> router MAC address. I try to set up using network config but my device
> >> not show up in the choices.
> >That is usually the hard part! Could you please post what the result of
> >iwconfig wlan0 is. And after you have set up ESSID with something like
> >iwconfig wlan0 essid $ESSID could you post that as well? Then just try
> >ifconfig wlan0
> >and see what you get. In order to use the wireless device with network
> >config I think you have to set up a new device while ndiswrapper is
> >running and then it will show up as an option. Frankly though I never
> >use the network config interface. I like the hands on 'iwconfig',
> >'ifconfig' command line...
> Hi I finally can install it. After I do ndiswrapper -m it will appear in
> network config. How do you set the interface to be a dhcp client using
> ifconfig command line? All that I can see it can only set up a static IP.
I do not think you can. DHCP is enabled in the
/etc/sysconfig/ifcfg-wlan0 (or whatever the interface is called).
Running 'service network restart' after setting up the config file
should restart the interface using the ifcfg- file.
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