[CentOS] Wireless

Robert Heller heller at deepsoft.com
Mon Nov 30 17:13:01 UTC 2009


At Mon, 30 Nov 2009 11:53:34 -0500 CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote:

> 
> Hi
> 
> There is no encryption and my neighbour knows about it, we are just trying 
> to build an small network for our computers.
> Centos doesn't recognize the USB device. I just plug ot in and nothing 
> happens.
> 
> Any suggestions?

What shows up in /var/log/messages when you plug in the device?  Do a
'sudo tail -f /var/log/messages' and then plug in the device.  Copy and
paste the usb / udev blather into an E-Mail message.  Should start with
something like this:

Nov 29 19:50:04 sauron kernel: usb 7-3: new full speed USB device using address 3

> 
> David
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: <m.roth at 5-cent.us>
> To: "CentOS mailing list" <centos at centos.org>
> Sent: Monday, November 30, 2009 11:32 AM
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Wireless
> 
> 
> >> Hi folks
> >>
> >> I have a Centos 5.3 Box and I'm trying to setup an small wireless link
> >> with
> >> the AP of a neighbour. I have a brand new NETGEAR WG111V2 USB-WIFI 
> >> adaptor
> >> for that, but Centos doesn't recognize that. Any suggestions? I already
> >> tested it on windows XP and the link works fine. How can I do this on
> >> Centos?
> >>
> > What kind of encryption is it using?
> >
> > Oh, and does your neighbor know about this?
> >
> >        mark
> >
> >
Nov 29 19:50:04 sauron kernel: usb 7-3: new full speed USB device using
address 3
> >
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