Debian Configuration :: Wlan0 Device Not Configured?

Aug 3, 2011

I've recently installed Debian. But the wireless network is not working. In Gnome it says "Device not configured" And if i try a ifup it says: root@accroft-msi:/home/accroft# ifup wlan0Internet Systems Consortium DHCP Client 4.1.1-P1Copyright 2004-2010 Internet Systems Consortium.All rights reserved.

Listening on LPF/wlan0/My mac address here
Sending on LPF/wlan0/My mac address here
Sending on Socket/fallback

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Debian Configuration :: Wlan0 Gets Deactivated While Login

May 13, 2010

From yesterday on, I am not able to connect my Laptop to my WiFi Router automatically when logging in to gnome desktop.

The following is the message found in /var/log/messages.

Its Lenny 5.0.4 and I can see my wifi LED ON till the gdm login page. After the login, while loading my desktop, the LED goes OFF and I have to restart the network-manager for enabling the wifi again. Why is this happening? Do I have to change the configuration settings in /etc/dbus-1/system.d/ to fix this. I really don't know what change needs to be done there and where.

The same day when this problem started while logging in I got an error message from nautilus. The screen-shot is attached with this mail. Does this error have anything to do with the network issue?

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Debian Configuration :: /etc/network/interfaces: Ra0 Or Wlan0?

Mar 30, 2010

I had one of those random system deaths, so reinstalled squeeze (daily netinst image I think...) on my eee 1000, which uses an rt2860 wireless chip. The new install only installed 2.6.32, which I had been avoiding using because of a few problems, including it dealing with networking slightly differently. I couldn't get it to work - even without encryption - using wicd. Having had a read of [URL]... , I had a look at /etc/network/interfaces, which read; This file describes the network interfaces available on your system and how to activate them. For more information, see interfaces(5).

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ra0 is now called wlan0, as far as I'm aware. I've read in several places that it is best to expunge this file of all references to wifi, so I removed the bottom section (after '# The primary network interface'). I still got nothing. However, if I go ahead and change the 'ra0's to 'wlan0's, it seems to work - wicd connects. Not very familiar with Debian (spent more time on SUSE. Drop your tomatoes - I like it. Any idea what is happening? Is what I'm doing wrong? Conversely, is the file wrong? Should it be reported? Against which package? Including any particular files?

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Debian Configuration :: Wlan0 Absent - Card Definitely Working

Jul 7, 2010

I'm having problems getting my wireless network working. The same problem exists in both Debian 5.04 and Ubuntu 8.04. I'm using a Sonet ZEW2500P USB wireless card, which shows up when I look at lsusb. The card works under Windows, so its not a hardware problem.

When I run iwconfig, wlan0 simply doesn't show up on the list. It doesn't go by any other name either. I've tried adding iface wlan0 inet dhcp auto wlan0 to my /etc/network/interfaces file, but to no effect. I've tried using both the rt2000usb driver and the old rt2570 driver, and made sure both are not loaded at the same time using lsmod, but this doesn't help.

I wanted to try the CONFIG_NET_RADIO enable/rebuild kernel technique, but I can't find CONFIG_NET_RADIO anywhere in my autoconf.h file!

I assume someone will want to see a log file of some kind - just let me know which one (and where I can find it).

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Debian Configuration :: Unable To Get Ip Address For Wlan0 During Init?

Sep 23, 2010

This is embarrassing. I can't get a wireless address from my router with dhclient. The distribution is sid/lxde/liquorix kernel with no network manager on /dev/sdb1.

root@sid:/home/jheaton5# dhclient -4 -v wlan0
Internet Systems Consortium DHCP Client 4.1.1-P1
Copyright 2004-2010 Internet Systems Consortium.

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Debian Installation :: Use The PC As A File Server With Two Drives Configured As A RAID 1 Device?

Nov 3, 2010

I just installed Debian 5.0.4 successfully. I want to use the PC as a File Server with two Drives configured as a RAID 1 device. Everything with the RAID device works fine, the only question I have belogs to the GRUB 0.97 Booloader. I would like to be able to boot my Server even if one of the disks fail or the filesystem containing the OS becomes corrupt, so I configured only the data partitions to be a RAID 1 device, so on the second disk should be a copy of the last stable installation, similar to this guide:[URL]...

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Debian Configuration :: Wlan0 Troubleshooting Using Iwlwifi For Intel 5100?

Oct 1, 2010

I've installed firmware-iwlwifi I've modprobe -r'd and modprobed the iwlagn module I CAN scan, using iwlist wlan0 scanning, and I can see my essid, hovering in the distance. it is definitely broadcasting.

I use wicd and wicd-curses. No wireless show up in wicd-curses. ifup wlan0 gives me no dhcp offers received and slumbers again. from iwconfig:

wlan0 IEEE 802.11abgn ESSID:off/any
Mode:Managed Access Point: Not-Associated Tx-Power=15 dBm
Retry long limit:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
Encryption key:off
Power Management:off
from lspci:
03:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation WiFi Link 5100

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Nov 17, 2010

My brother is working for a company that is making various types of embedded software. He's been trying to install Micro Core Linux on a device, and it worked after some manual kernel patching & configuring. The issue is this; he need to install this system on hundreds of similar devices. Is there a way of making the configured kernel into a bzImage, so that the kernel can be compiled on the other systems without any tweaking?

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Debian Configuration :: USB Device Not Found With Libusb?

Sep 24, 2010

I run a program (findknxusb) to scan for devices on USB, but the device is not found.

The debugging level for libusb is on:
$ ./findknxusb
Possible addresses for KNX USB devices:
libusb_set_debug...
libusb: setting debugging level to 1 (on)
libusb_init...

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Apr 3, 2010

I've been testing Squeeze to determine whether KDE4 is finally suitable for my primary machine. Everything seems to be working fine except for detection of IDE devices. My CD/DVD drive no longer automounts and the reason seems to be that no device is being created. My Lenny system detects the drive as /dev/hda, but no such device exists in Squeeze. During boot, Squeeze appears to detect the drive as /dev/sr0 (according to dmesg), but in fact that device does not exist either.I'm actually running the Lenny kernel, as I am unable to compile my Ralink wireless driver (rt2860sta) using the Squeeze kernel. Also, for inquiring minds, I use removable HDD drive bays on my systems to simplify testing.

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Dec 8, 2010

The computer networking works fine with a normal static setup, but adding a USB wireless device is not successful. It is my own network so the wpa-ssid and wpa-psk are known to work with Lenny and a previous wireless device.The device is recognized (lsusb) and the driver is confirmed to be in the kernel (lsmod). Here is the iwconfig output:

wlan0     IEEE 802.11bgn  ESSID:off/any
Mode:Managed  Access Point: Not-Associated   Tx-Power=20 dBm
Retry  long limit:7   RTS thr:off   Fragment thr:off
Encryption key:off
Power Management:off

After typing: ifconfig wlan0 192.168.1.144 up I can ping that address, but it is not working. I have just done a fresh install of Sid so that I could get the 2.6.35 kernel which contains the ath9k_htc driver for the USB wireless device that I am using. The firmware is ar9271.fw but my source of that is questionable because it does not seem readily available. I am temporarily using a PCMCIA wired connection which is what I am using to connect to the computer via telnet. (This is just for convenience so as to avoid getting up all the time.) Here is the ifconfig output:

eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:40:05:07:d9:11
inet addr:192.168.1.122  Bcast:192.168.1.255  Mask:255.255.255.0
inet6 addr: fe80::240:5ff:fe07:d911/64 Scope:Link

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That file works with the previous USB wireless device under Lenny. Am I doing something wrong or is the driver and firmware just not up to snuff yet?

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Oct 5, 2010

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Mar 16, 2011

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Jul 22, 2009

Having trouble with wireless and FC11, eth0 is ok. When I try to activate wlan0 through system-config-network 1.5.97, I get msg: Error for wireless request "Set Mode" (8B06) : SET failed on device wlan0 ; Invalid argument. Determining IP information for wlan0... failed. This is a compaq laptop.

<uname -r>
2.6.29.6-213.fc11.i686.PAE #1 SMP Tue Jul 7 20:59:29 EDT 2009 i686 athlon i386 GNU/Linux
<lspci>
The wireless card is Atheros Communications Inc. AR242x 802.11abg Wireless PCI Express Adapter
(rev 01)

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Sep 29, 2010

I m unable to bring my wireless lan UP and getting the following error: SET failed on device wlan0 ; Invalid argument in dmesg i m getting : link not ready wlan0 Network card is : Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 3945ABG [Golan] Network Connection (rev 02)

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Software :: Device Eth0 Has Mac Address / Instead Of Configured

Jul 29, 2011

I am trying to perform VM cloning using KVM in a centos 5.6 machines. I copy the memory contents of a running vm to an external state file and try to use that to start another VM in a different machine. While starting the cloned VM I provide a different mac address but once it resumes it has the old one . I tried changing the mac address in ifcfg-eth0 but I get the error: Device eth0 has a mac address xx:xx instead of configured xx:xx.Ignoring .

Is there some way to change the ip/mac of the cloned vm without the need to restart the VM ( Then the purpose of cloning will be defeated). Thanks a lot for the info.

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Debian Configuration :: Safely Removing Mounted USB Device

Jan 7, 2011

I'm not sure if this is a bug in Squeeze beta 2 or if it's something I've overlooked. I have a Maxtor 250 GB external USB drive that I use for backups. It gets auto-mounted fine, always in the same place, and from my normal user account I can write to it, even delete directories on it if I want to. But when, from Gnome, I select the "Safely remove" option, I get an error to the effect that it can't stop the device. The weird thing is that the thing actually *is* unmounted. I've checked the mount point and it's no longer there.Is there some package I maybe should've installed but haven't? I'm not really worried about data loss, since I'm sure the drive wouldn't unmount unless it was properly synched; it's just the error message that bugs me.

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Debian Configuration :: Change Audio Output Device?

Jul 11, 2011

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Debian Configuration :: Setting Permissions For USB Device On Boot?

Mar 23, 2011

I am trying to figure out what needs to be done to automatically set read/write permissions for everyone for my proprietary USB device on system boot. I have created a udev rules file which changes the permissions for the device when it is connected, but it does not change the permissions when the system is booted with the device already connected. The file looks like this:

SUBSYSTEM=="usb_device", SYSFS{idVendor}=="our vendor id", MODE="0666"

Does something else need to be added to the rules file to make it work when the system boots with the device connected? Is there some other script which needs to be created somewhere?

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Debian Configuration :: Permanently Disable The Input-device

Jul 31, 2011

my thinkpad Edge 11 has some problems with the touchpad and the trackpoint, so i want to permanently disable the touchpad, but not the TrackPoint. Both are PS2 devices.

/dev/input/mouse0 --> TouchPad
/dev/input/mouse1 --> TrackPoint

How can i disable the device? In X it does not work with gpointing-device-settings

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Jun 28, 2011

I have Debian Testing. I am testing XFCE and LXDE and i want to use display manager other than GDM. I have tried SLIM and XDM but when i use them i can't mount partitions and USB through Thunar, PcMan or Nautilus - i get message that i am not authorized (if i do groups in terminal - adm dialout fax cdrom floppy tape audio dip video plugdev games fuse powerdev netdev lpadmin scanner sambashare). When i install GDM everything works fine. I have installed FUSE, HAL, Udev,...I have tried a lot of stuff from AcchLinux forums but nothing worked really.

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Debian Configuration :: Unable To Persistent Device Naming

Mar 30, 2011

I have a problem defining persistent device naming on a Debian Lenny server.I have:RAID1 controller on the server machine with two SCSI disks.external storage with RAID5. I have / mount on the first partition on the server SCSI disk and /storage mount on the external storage.

I'm experiencing a problem: The system recognizes the system disk (RAID 1), as sda or sdb - randomly.I want: To control the recognition, and tell the system that sda (sda1) will always be the system disk.The motivation: GRUB is configured to work with sda, and when the system disk doesn't, boot process fails, and I end up in the initramfs shell-like interface.

Booting the kernel
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mount:mounting /dev on /root/dev failed: No such file or directory
mount:mounting /sys on /root/sys failed: No such file or directory

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Feb 11, 2011

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I then installed gcc, g++, the Debian kernel source, and built a new kernel with preemptive multitasking turned on. It built clean, I ran "make install" and it put the kernel files in /boot. I rebooted and got a kernel panic error, to the effect that it couldn't find the root filesystem.

/boot/grub/grub.cfg shows

"linux /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.32-5-686 root=UUID=1890437b-5884-4b83-97cf-62d39f63c872 ro single"

for the original install, but the entry for the new kernel has

"linux /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.30DW-preempt root=/dev/sda1 ro quiet"
/etc/fstab has
# / was on /dev/sda1 during installation
"UUID=1890437b-5884-4b83-97cf-62d39f63c872 / ext3 errors=remount-ro 0 1"

I've tried changing the grub entry to UUID, but the new kernel still panics. grub-mkconfig and update-grub just rebuild the split UUID=/sda1 grub.cfg. The new kernel still seems to be looking for /dev/sda1 even after changing grub.

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Debian :: Hardware Configuration - No Sound On Audio Device

Jul 14, 2010

Just when I thought my hardware configuring woes were put to an end, I don't have any sound. Here is my lspci list.

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debian:~# lspci | grep Audio
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) HD Audio Controller (rev 03)
And the aplay -l

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debian:~# aplay -l
* List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices *
card 0: Intel [HDA Intel], device 0: HDA Generic [HDA Generic]
Subdevices: 1/1
Subdevice #0: subdevice #0

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Oct 11, 2010

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Feb 27, 2011

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Jan 24, 2010

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Jun 7, 2010

I am using a kernel with no initrd. I have had this kind of panic before. Usually it means that the kernel can access the hard drive because the driver for the controller or filesystem isn't built into the kernel.

The kernel is 2.6.34 vanilla.

My IDE controller is a Silicon Integrated Systems SiS 5513, and I built the driver for it into the kernel BLK_DEV_SIS5513=y

My /boot (hda1) is ext2, and everything else is ext3

EXT2_FS=y
EXT3_FS=y

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May 27, 2010

I have been trying to compile a patched driver for use with my RTL8187L wireless device and get this error.

rm -f ieee80211/Module.symvers 2>/dev/null
rm -f ieee80211/Modules.symvers 2>/dev/null
make -C ieee80211 all

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Nov 30, 2010

Installed a TP-Link TG-3269 Gigabit card in a machine running OS 11.3 32 bit, when I go into Yast, Network Devices, Network to try configuring the card I get this errormsg: Unable to configure the network card because the kernel device (eth0, wlan0) is not present. This is mostly caused by missing firmware (for wlan devices). See dmesg output for details. Couldn't find any mention of the card in dmesg's output, (though the 8139 onboard card is in there) there is some stuff about pci host bridge but I don't know whether they would be relevant or not

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Nov 15, 2009

I have a desktop that has a d-link DWL-520 wireless card, which was working under Windoze. Today I installed Centos 5.4 on the system , which went cleanly. I then used Network Configuration to set up the wireless card. I specified to use DHCP, set the SSID and authentication password. When I tried to activate the card I get these error messages

Error for wireless request "Set Mode" (8B06): SET failed on device wlan0 ; Operation not supported. Error for wireless request "Set Encode" (8B2A): SET failed on device wlan0 ; Invalid argument. Error for wireless request "Set Encode" (8B2A): SET failed on device wlan0 ; Invalid argument. Determining IP information for wlan0.

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May 20, 2009

When I try to bring up my wi-fi PCI card (ifup wlan0 or ifconfig wlan0 up) my whole PC just hangs until I power it off.

I believe I have the right drivers, but cannot see what I am doing wrong.

I'd really prefer not to go down the ndiswrapper route.

Firstly, I can see the PCI card and the driver it is using :

Code:
[J@gx260-f10 ~]$ lspci -k
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01:08.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8185 IEEE 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Controller (rev 20)

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the PC just hangs for ever. No mouse movement, ctrl-alt-del, nothing.

I have downloaded a Linux driver from Realtek but it will not compile. I have the latest kernel-devel, headers, and gcc. I can post compiler errors if anybody would like. They're all apparently to do with missing parameters.

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