Quote Originally Posted by kevdog View Post
For your zydas card, what driver are you using??


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For your unencrypted network, can you post
iwlist scan

Try to connect from the command line leaving out the mode Managed part.
took awhile, But I have it. XP works with not encryption so I have to keep booting back to post. I have tried 'unsetting' everything to get back to Unencrypted operation in Kubuntu, but it's not happy. Here's the gen:
peterm@peterm-Kdesktop:~$ ifconfig
eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:15:58:4B:C3:23
UP BROADCAST MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
RX bytes:0 (0.0 b) TX bytes:0 (0.0 b)
Interrupt:16 Base address:0xe400

eth1 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:14:7C:66:B7:97
UP BROADCAST MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:11 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
RX bytes:0 (0.0 b) TX bytes:462 (462.0 b)

eth1:avah Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:14:7C:66:B7:97
inet addr:169.254.8.14 Bcast:169.254.255.255 Mask:255.255.0.0
UP BROADCAST MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1

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:4 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:4 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX bytes:352 (352.0 b) TX bytes:352 (352.0 b)

peterm@peterm-Kdesktop:~$ iwconfig
lo no wireless extensions.

eth0 no wireless extensions.

eth1 IEEE 802.11b/g ESSIDff/any Nickname:"zd1211"
Mode:Managed Frequency:2.462 GHz Access Point: Invalid
Bit Rate=1 Mb/s
Link Quality:0 Signal level:0 Noise level:0
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0

peterm@peterm-Kdesktop:~$

peterm@peterm-Kdesktop:~$
from dmesg:
[ 41.677158] zd1211rw 4-3:1.0: firmware version 4605
[ 41.719113] zd1211rw 4-3:1.0: zd1211 chip 6891:a727 v4721 high 00-14-7c RF295
9_RF pa0 g----
[ 41.721657] zd1211rw 4-3:1.0: eth1
[ 41.721682] usbcore: registered new interface driver zd1211rw
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[ 86.446150] NET: Registered protocol family 10
[ 86.449854] lo: Disabled Privacy Extensions
[ 86.451412] ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): eth0: link is not ready
[ 86.451468] ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): eth1: link is not ready ??not noticed this before..


peterm@peterm-Kdesktop:~$ iwlist scan
lo Interface doesn't support scanning.

eth0 Interface doesn't support scanning.

eth1 Scan completed :
Cell 01 - Address: 00:18:6E:CA:89:2C
ESSID:"bmth_wireless"
Protocol:IEEE 802.11b
Mode:Master
Channel:11
Frequency:2.462 GHz (Channel 11)
Encryption keyff
Bit Rates:1 Mb/s; 2 Mb/s; 5.5 Mb/s; 11 Mb/s
Quality=100/100 Signal level=94/100
Extra: Last beacon: 80ms ago


peterm@peterm-Kdesktop://etc/network$ cat interfaces
auto lo
iface lo inet loopback
address 127.0.0.1
netmask 255.0.0.0


iface eth0 inet static
address 192.168.1.12
netmask 255.255.255.0
gateway 192.168.0.1

auto eth1
iface eth1 inet dhcp


Thanks for any help. I'll keep playing to try and get it working 'open'. Would it help to uninstall wpa_supplicant, even though it is not configured?

Peter