[PlanetCCRMA] intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG with planetedge kernels

Matthew Allen Matthew Allen <mtallen@gmail.com>
Fri Nov 19 13:43:01 2004

could you post 

lsmod | grep ipw2200
cat /var/log/messages | grep ipw2200

also is your /etc/modprobe.conf set up with the line:
alias eth1 ipw2200

this will make it so that ifconfig and the rest of those net apps know
what device eth1 points to.


On Fri, 19 Nov 2004 17:28:45 -0500, Peter Lutek <plutek@infinity.net> wrote:
> > HWADDR (which is the MAC address of your wireless dev) can be gotten
> > by doing an ifconfig eth1. I dont know exactly where ifconfig is
> > getting the info, but I guess if you troll through /proc/ you may find
> > it..
> ifconfig eth1 returns :
> eth1: error fetching interface information: Device not found
> i'll go hunting, and if all else fails i'll drop my WinXP disk (which i
> kept, untouched, since getting everything functioning on this machine)
> back in and see if it can tell me.
> best-
> -p