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Re: [SLUG] A distro which recognises Wi-fi on Asus eee 1005p?


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On 05/08/10 10:26, Jon Jermey wrote:
> Under Windows it can be turned on or off with Fn-F2, and it's always on
> after booting. I don't know any other way.
> 
> The output from
> 
> lspci -v
> 
> tells me it's an Atheros Communications Inc Device 002c (revo 01)
> Subsystem: Device 1a3b:1112
> Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 10
> Memory at fbff000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=64K]
> Capabilities: <access denied>
> 
> iwconfig shows no wireless extensions on lo or eth0.
> 
> Hopefully this means more to some of you than it does to me.
> 
> The next step is to try ndiswrapper, I guess.
> 
> Jon.

Don't know if this is the problem, but you mentioned that eth0 works
fine. When I installed Ubuntu 10.04 it picked up eth0 and forgot about
wireless. I had to connect up using eth0 and download the wireless
extensions. After that all worked fine.
See what iwconfig says.

Heracles
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