[driverloader] Dlink DWL-G520 on Mandrake 10: help :)

Linuxant support (Jonathan) support at linuxant.com
Sun Aug 22 12:02:23 EDT 2004


please make sure that you have configured your wireless interface with 
the Mandrake Control Center.

If you require more assistance, please send at support at linuxant.com the 
output of the following commands entered in a root shell while you are 
close to the access point you are trying to connect to.

cat /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth1
iwlist eth1 scanning
ifdown eth1
ifup eth1
ifconfig -a
ip route
ip addr
cat /etc/resolv.conf
ping www.linuxant.com -I eth1 -c 5
ping -I eth1 -c 5
tail -f -n 30 /var/log/messages


Technical specialist / Linuxant
support at linuxant.com

Simon D wrote:
> Hi - I think I'm nearly there with wireless working
> but am stumped as to why I can't ping my access point.
> module appears to be installed successfully. No error
> messages at any point. I can connect to the web
> interface of linuxant through the browser, all appears
> fine with windows drivers. eth1 configured as static
> My access point is
> "iwlist scan" shows up some config for my wireless
> card eth1. Should I see a separate entry for the
> access point? "ifconfig" shows that eth1 is configured
> but doesn't appear to be passing any packets. Pinging
> anything from the host gets destination unreachable.
> The card/machine boots and functions in windows no
> problems.
> Sorry for not posting detailed output of these
> commands as I'm doing this in doze. Any help would be
> appreciated to get my linux box breathing again. TIA
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