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Re: figuring out all wireless connections on fedora 6/7



On Fri, 2007-09-07 at 07:38 -0700, Globe Trotter wrote:
> --- Timothy Murphy <tim birdsnest maths tcd ie> wrote:
> 
> > Globe Trotter wrote:
> > 
> > >> again, I suggest you give wifi-radar a try - it will do exactly what you
> > >> described - it opens a GUI, gives you a list of available wireless
> > >> networks, gives you the ability to configure security, offers a connect
> > >> to command, and
> > ...
> > > I did try it last night. It came up with nothing and I got the following
> > > error messages on console:
> > > 
> > > eth1      Interface doesn't support scanning.
> > > 
> > > eth1: error fetching interface information: Device not found
> > > eth1      No such device
> > > 
> > > eth1      Interface doesn't support scanning.
> > > 
> > > eth1: error fetching interface information: Device not found
> > > eth1      No such device
> > 
> > What WiFi device are you using?
> 
> Sorry, but how do I figure this out, please?

As the root user, run the command "lspci -v" in a terminal window and
post the results here to the list.

>From that, we can tell you what kind of wireless chip you have and
possibly how to make it work.

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