View Full Version : [ubuntu] inspiron 1520 with wireless doesn't work

June 21st, 2008, 07:44 AM
hi all

Although I followed the operation in the url below, I have yet to work it out.

It appears that I could get by to run the driver. but it couldn't find out ESSID.

> sudo iwlist wlan0 scan shows
wlan0 Scan completed :
Cell 01 - Address: 00:0F:B5:E8:A7:0A
Frequency:2.437 GHz (Channel 6)
Quality=74/100 Signal level=-60 dBm Noise level=-88 dBm
Encryption key:off
Bit Rates:1 Mb/s; 2 Mb/s; 5.5 Mb/s; 11 Mb/s; 6 Mb/s
12 Mb/s; 24 Mb/s; 36 Mb/s; 9 Mb/s; 18 Mb/s
48 Mb/s; 54 Mb/s

>lspci shows
0c:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection (rev 02)

>ndismod shows
ndiswrapper 192920 0

>iwconfig shows

wlan0 IEEE 802.11g ESSID:"xxx" Nickname:""
Mode:Managed Frequency:2.437 GHz Access Point: 00:0F:B5:E8:A7:0A
Tx-Power=27 dBm
Retry min limit:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr=2346 B
Power Management:off
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

I have tried everything that I can think of..
if you have any idea to try, let me know please.
feel free to ask me for any further information, if it helps
thank you in advance