Timothy Murphy wrote: > Mike - EMAIL IGNORED wrote: > >> wlan0 IEEE 802.11g ESSID:"" >> Mode:Managed Channel:0 Access Point: Not-Associated >> Retry min limit:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr=2346 B >> Encryption key: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 > > I don't set up as an expert, > but I would have thought you needed to set the ESSID > (to that of the target machine). > > Personally, I set it in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth1 > > # Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection > DEVICE=eth1 > ONBOOT=yes > BOOTPROTO=dhcp > HWADDR=00:15:00:16:2a:ea > IPADDR=192.168.2.4 > ESSID=dd-wrt > KEY=<...> > > But you could set it with iwconfig, something like > > sudo iwconfig wlan0 essid <whatever> > He has it in hos ifcfg-wlan0. (ESSID=RoseMike) But I wonder if the MODE=Auto instead of MODE=Managed is causing ESSID not to be set? If not, then something is unsetting it... Time to read the network configuration scripts again. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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