Linux - Step to setup wireless network, How to use wireless card in fedora
Step to setup wireless networkBelow are some of the commands, which are used to set up a wireless network setup in linux machine or fedora. Follow the steps listed below to setup the linux network.
Steps tobe followed:
1) Identify the chipset of the wireless device
2) Choose the right driver
3) Install the driver
# lspci # lspci | grep -i net # iwconfig # dmesg | grep wlan # dmesg | grep iwl # iwlist scan # ifconfigTry to figure it our whether the required modules are installed on your machines or not? If you are unable to find the required module for your kernal from the above command then install the required modules by using the below command.
# modprobe -r intel_wmi # modprobe -r asus_wmi # dmesg | grep iwl # yum install iwl3945 # su -c 'yum install iwl3945' # su -c 'yum search orinoco' # yum install iwl3945-firmware # cat /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf # dmesg | grep iwlOnce you install the required modules then try the below commands.
# rfcomm # rfcomm -a # rfcomm connect # rfcomm show
# dmesg | grep iwl # iwconfig # lsmod | grep iwl # iwconfig # dmesg | grep wlan0 # dmesg | grep wla # iwlist scan # ifconfig # cat /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-lo # iwlistAll the above command are just copied from my history, when I tried to configure my wireless network setup. If worked fine for me and finally I was able to set up my linux wireless network.
# cat /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-loOUTPUT:
DEVICE=lo IPADDR=127.0.0.1 NETMASK=255.0.0.0 NETWORK=127.0.0.0 # If you're having problems with gated making 127.0.0.0/8 a martian, # you can change this to something else (255.255.255.255, for example) BROADCAST=127.255.255.255 ONBOOT=yes NAME=loopback
# iwlist scanOUTPUT:
lo Interface doesn't support scanning. eth0 Interface doesn't support scanning. wlan0 Scan completed : Cell 01 - Address: XX:XX:XX:XX:XV:76 Channel:1 Frequency:2.412 GHz (Channel 1) Quality=70/70 Signal level=-38 dBm Encryption key:on ESSID:"NatNet" Bit Rates:1 Mb/s; 2 Mb/s; 5.5 Mb/s; 11 Mb/s; 18 Mb/s 24 Mb/s; 36 Mb/s; 54 Mb/s Bit Rates:6 Mb/s; 9 Mb/s; 12 Mb/s; 48 Mb/s Mode:Master Extra:tsf=00000003e077c93e Extra: Last beacon: 26ms ago IE: Unknown: 000652616D4E6174 IE: Unknown: 010882848B962430486C IE: Unknown: 030101 IE: Unknown: 2A0100 IE: Unknown: 2F0100 IE: Unknown: 32040C121860 IE: Unknown: DD06001018020014
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