I have a nc notebook and I recently installed gentoo linux on it. Since ‘ifconfig -a’ is not showing your wifi device wlan0 then pretty much your wifi is not started up for some reason. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Visit the following links: But on my notebook, the wifi LED doesn’t lit up even if I press the wireless button. Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free.
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For i since is built-in try to add firmware in External firmware blobs to build into the kernel binary see here. Gentoo users get the driver with compat-wireless I finally managed to put the pieces together, maybe this helps someone.
Installs a bunch of modules when I only need one. Check the output of dmesg.
Long description for module alx Uninstall ucode Add Pentoo overlay for compat-wireless Set the subversion flag for layman pentoo uses svn! Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: All times are GMT.
Thanks and Regards, Srinivas. Displays ugly messages during installation sandbox access violations?
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Get it from Atheros alx Ethernet driver and follow the atueros. I have manually loaded the ath9k modules. Having a problem logging in? Gentoo can’t see it ifconfig -a only shows eth0 and lo btw eth0 works fine, I just want to get wireless working iwconfig only finds lo and eth0, obviously neither have wireless extensions.
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After a reboot genyoo the new kernel or after loading the modules, the device can be checked for availability by using following methods:. This laptop has an AR, this should also work for AR If not, then the driver is not doing its job even-though it may be modprobed in.
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The stuff below is historical ;- Thanks to the responsive pentoo overlay and my patches — the warnings are gone and alx module is now always included. I set wireless driver in kernel as [url] https: Finally today I got sick of using eth0 and looked into it. Do not forget to rebuild the kernel after changing its configuration.
Getting both to work!
Join our community today! AR Gigabit Ethernet rev This is my third attempt at installing Gentoo. Some sites recommend using compat-wireless for ethernet … after a while of disbelief I loosely followed AR ethernet using compat-wireless and eth0 worked after a nightly session.
It solved by itself: You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. I will check that package later, should I delete dhcp service from startip when configuring wicd? The time now is This article describes the setup of a wifi wireless network device.