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dsmcginn
December 4th, 2008, 06:26 AM
i just installed ubuntu 8.10..and i need to know how to get my wireless to work!!! (i did it before on 8.04, but i forgot how...lol.)

here's some info...it's all the commands i remember using from troubleshooting last time. lol.

doug@doug-laptop:~$ ifconfig
eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:1b:24:16:be:ac
inet addr:192.168.1.10 Bcast:192.168.1.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
inet6 addr: fe80::21b:24ff:fe16:beac/64 Scope:Link
UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:10913 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:9852 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
RX bytes:11427110 (11.4 MB) TX bytes:1654942 (1.6 MB)
Interrupt:16

lo Link encap:Local Loopback
inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0
inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1
RX packets:26 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:26 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX bytes:1856 (1.8 KB) TX bytes:1856 (1.8 KB)

doug@doug-laptop:~$ sudo lshw -C network
[sudo] password for doug:
*-network
description: Ethernet interface
product: 88E8038 PCI-E Fast Ethernet Controller
vendor: Marvell Technology Group Ltd.
physical id: 0
bus info: pci@0000:02:00.0
logical name: eth0
version: 14
serial: 00:1b:24:16:be:ac
size: 100MB/s
capacity: 100MB/s
width: 64 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm vpd msi pciexpress bus_master cap_list ethernet physical tp 10bt 10bt-fd 100bt 100bt-fd autonegotiation
configuration: autonegotiation=on broadcast=yes driver=sky2 driverversion=1.22 duplex=full firmware=N/A ip=192.168.1.10 latency=0 link=yes module=sky2 multicast=yes port=twisted pair speed=100MB/s
*-network UNCLAIMED
description: Ethernet controller
product: AR242x 802.11abg Wireless PCI Express Adapter
vendor: Atheros Communications Inc.
physical id: 0
bus info: pci@0000:03:00.0
version: 01
width: 64 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm msi pciexpress msix cap_list
configuration: latency=0
*-network DISABLED
description: Ethernet interface
physical id: 1
logical name: pan0
serial: 5e:82:a5:75:8e:21
capabilities: ethernet physical
configuration: broadcast=yes driver=bridge driverversion=2.3 firmware=N/A link=yes multicast=yes
doug@doug-laptop:~$ iwconfig
lo no wireless extensions.

eth0 no wireless extensions.

pan0 no wireless extensions.

doug@doug-laptop:~$ lspci
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/PM/GMS, 943/940GML and 945GT Express Memory Controller Hub (rev 03)
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/GMS, 943/940GML Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03)
00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/GMS/GME, 943/940GML Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03)
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) High Definition Audio Controller (rev 02)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) PCI Express Port 1 (rev 02)
00:1c.1 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) PCI Express Port 2 (rev 02)
00:1c.2 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) PCI Express Port 3 (rev 02)
00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI Controller #1 (rev 02)
00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI Controller #2 (rev 02)
00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI Controller #3 (rev 02)
00:1d.3 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI Controller #4 (rev 02)
00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller (rev 02)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge (rev e2)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801GBM (ICH7-M) LPC Interface Bridge (rev 02)
00:1f.2 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801GBM/GHM (ICH7 Family) SATA IDE Controller (rev 02)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) SMBus Controller (rev 02)
02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Marvell Technology Group Ltd. 88E8038 PCI-E Fast Ethernet Controller (rev 14)
03:00.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR242x 802.11abg Wireless PCI Express Adapter (rev 01)
0a:09.0 CardBus bridge: Texas Instruments PCIxx12 Cardbus Controller
0a:09.2 Mass storage controller: Texas Instruments 5-in-1 Multimedia Card Reader (SD/MMC/MS/MS PRO/xD)
doug@doug-laptop:~$ lsmod
Module Size Used by
ipv6 263972 10
af_packet 25728 2
i915 38144 2
drm 86056 3 i915
binfmt_misc 16904 1
bridge 56980 0
stp 10628 1 bridge
rfcomm 44432 0
bnep 20480 2
sco 18308 2
l2cap 30464 6 rfcomm,bnep
bluetooth 61924 6 rfcomm,bnep,sco,l2cap
ppdev 15620 0
acpi_cpufreq 15500 1
cpufreq_powersave 9856 0
cpufreq_conservative 14600 0
cpufreq_ondemand 14988 1
cpufreq_userspace 11396 0
cpufreq_stats 13188 0
freq_table 12672 3 acpi_cpufreq,cpufreq_ondemand,cpufreq_stats
sbs 19464 0
pci_slot 12552 0
sbshc 13440 1 sbs
iptable_filter 10752 0
ip_tables 19600 1 iptable_filter
x_tables 22916 1 ip_tables
parport_pc 39204 0
lp 17156 0
parport 42604 3 ppdev,parport_pc,lp
joydev 18368 0
pcmcia 43052 0
acer_wmi 18880 0
led_class 12164 1 acer_wmi
snd_hda_intel 381488 3
snd_pcm_oss 46848 0
snd_mixer_oss 22784 1 snd_pcm_oss
snd_pcm 83204 2 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm_oss
snd_seq_dummy 10884 0
snd_seq_oss 38528 0
psmouse 45200 0
evdev 17696 10
serio_raw 13444 0
pcspkr 10624 0
snd_seq_midi 14336 0
ipaq 39832 0
usbserial 39528 1 ipaq
snd_rawmidi 29824 1 snd_seq_midi
ath_pci 99096 0
tifm_7xx1 13824 0
wlan 211952 1 ath_pci
yenta_socket 31756 1
rsrc_nonstatic 19072 1 yenta_socket
tifm_core 16028 1 tifm_7xx1
ath_hal 198864 1 ath_pci
pcmcia_core 43412 3 pcmcia,yenta_socket,rsrc_nonstatic
snd_seq_midi_event 15232 2 snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi
video 25104 0
snd_seq 57776 6 snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi,snd_seq_mid i_event
container 11520 0
iTCO_wdt 18596 0
iTCO_vendor_support 11652 1 iTCO_wdt
output 11008 1 video
snd_timer 29960 2 snd_pcm,snd_seq
snd_seq_device 15116 5 snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi,snd_rawmidi ,snd_seq
wmi 14504 1 acer_wmi
battery 18436 0
button 14224 0
ac 12292 0
shpchp 37908 0
intel_agp 33724 1
agpgart 42184 3 drm,intel_agp
pci_hotplug 35236 1 shpchp
snd 63268 15 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm_oss,snd_mixer_oss,snd_pcm,sn d_seq_oss,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq,snd_timer,snd_seq_de vice
soundcore 15328 1 snd
snd_page_alloc 16136 2 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm
ext3 133384 1
jbd 55444 1 ext3
mbcache 16004 1 ext3
sr_mod 22212 0
cdrom 43168 1 sr_mod
sd_mod 42264 3
crc_t10dif 9984 1 sd_mod
sg 39732 0
pata_acpi 12160 0
ata_piix 24580 2
ata_generic 12932 0
libata 177312 3 pata_acpi,ata_piix,ata_generic
scsi_mod 155212 4 sr_mod,sd_mod,sg,libata
ehci_hcd 43276 0
uhci_hcd 30736 0
usbcore 148848 5 ipaq,usbserial,ehci_hcd,uhci_hcd
sky2 53380 0
dock 16656 1 libata
thermal 23708 0
processor 42156 4 acpi_cpufreq,thermal
fan 12548 0
fbcon 47648 0
tileblit 10880 1 fbcon
font 16512 1 fbcon
bitblit 13824 1 fbcon
softcursor 9984 1 bitblit
fuse 60828 3
doug@doug-laptop:~$

thanks in advance!
=)

IQRules
December 4th, 2008, 02:59 PM
Follow this link,

http://www.ubuntugeek.com/how-to-get-atheros-ar5007eg-or-ar242x-wireless-cards-may-be-other-models-working-in-ubuntu-810-intrepid-ibex.html