Thursday, June 23, 2005

One More Steps

Finally i can configure my Centrino in Slackware. The main problem is the FIRMWARE_DIR variables. It pointed to a directory that doesn't exist. I changed the path and restart the laptop and voilaa.... everything works as i expected. I haven't tried the connection though, but at least i have make a basic configuration to detect the Centrino modules. Thanks To James Ketrenos for helping me and maintaining the Centrino Modules for Linux platform and also friends from Jogja-Wireless mailing list, especially Joshua M. Sinambela and M.S. Lubis.

Here is some outputs from my laptop:

willy@laptop:~$ dmesg | grep ipw2200
ipw2200: Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2200/2915 Network Driver, 1.0.4
ipw2200: Copyright(c) 2003-2004 Intel Corporation
ipw2200: Detected Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection
ipw2200: Radio Frequency Kill Switch is On:


willy@laptop:~$ iwconfig
lo no wireless extensions.

eth0 radio off ESSID:off/any Nickname:"laptop"
Mode:Managed Channel:0 Access Point: 00:00:00:00:00:00
Bit Rate=0kb/s Tx-Power:off
RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
Power Management: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

eth1 no wireless extensions.

eth2 no wireless extensions.

sit0 no wireless extensions.

/var/log/syslog
Jun 22 07:58:12 laptop kernel: ipw2200: Radio Frequency Kill Switch is On:

/var/log/messages
Jun 22 07:58:11 laptop kernel: ipw2200: Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2200/2915 Network Driver, 1.0.4
Jun 22 07:58:11 laptop kernel: ipw2200: Copyright(c) 2003-2004 Intel Corporation
Jun 22 07:58:11 laptop kernel: ipw2200: Detected Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection