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 From:  Philippe =?iso-8859-1?q?Cl=E9ri=E9?= <philippe at gcal dot net>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] m0n0 wireless interface question
 Date:  Mon, 8 Nov 2004 20:26:18 -0500
I had the same problem last month. Could not troubleshoot because I know 
zip about FreeBSD and this was no time to learn. As it is, I was very 
late turning in the project. In the end I gave up and went to 
LEAF-Bering. I now have 2 working 4511. 

But I seriously miss the m0n0wall interface. I am thinking it ought be 
ported to Linux.


On Monday, 8 November 2004 12:18, Bill Hamel wrote:
> Hello,
> Firstly, I apologize if this is a duplicate post, my laptop crashed
> during the last send , so I waited and didnt see it show up on the
> list, so here we go again :)
> I'm having difficulty getting wireless working with m0n0wall. Any
> insight greatly appreciated. I am trying to configure (eventually)
> the device as an AP, but can't seem to even be able to see it with
> netstunbler.
> Hardware: Soekris Net4521, Orinico Silver 802.11b PCMCIA card (with
> 8.7 Firmware, have also tried 6.x) OS: Have tried M0n0wall 1.1 as
> well as 1.2b2
> I looked and it seems as though the Silver cards are in the supported
> hardware list for this version M0n0wall.
> In M0n0wall, I assigned the wireless card as WAN ( I have tried LAN
> also)configured the card with and without WEP, gave it an SSID of
> "foo" as well as "bar" because I'getting really close to needing a
> drink :) Also made sure to "Enable" the interface.
> I configured rules to allow traffic in and out (depending if the
> wireless was configured as WAN or LAN at the time).
> Looking at the Kernel logs I see no errors and see the card being
> loaded OK.
> The card's lights act as I would suspect, a flicker every once in
> awhile etc. but the interface Status shows "No Carrier", and
> "Wireless Status" shows no other networks or devices even though
> there are when I look at netstumbler.
> When I use Netstumbler I can't see the M0n0wall wireless network
> either , but I can see other networks as expected.
> I have tried 2 different silver cards (one with Firmware 6.x and the
> other with the latest 8.x).
> Can anyone tell me if the Silver cards will:
> A. Work, and if not what does ?
> and
> B: Is there something I am missing to configure a wireless interface
> on a M0n0wall using these cards ?
> Many thanks in advance,
> -bh
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