Subject: Re: Intel 2200BG
To: Urban Boquist <>
From: Mihai CHELARU <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/26/2005 19:00:18
Urban Boquist wrote:
>>also iwictl -r reports Radio OFF.
> Loading the firmware is probably you primary problem, but still, I get a
> similar message from the Linux driver on my acer laptop if the "hardware
> button" for wlan has the wrong setting. In windows this button lights up
> when the wlan is enabled. In Linux it is not lit but still seems to work
> (i.e. toggles the wlan radio on/off).
> I heard that some laptops may require more software support to turn on
> the radio. See for some info.
> Best regards,
> 	-- Urban

You were right. I accidentaly pressed the button to shut down both 
wireless and bluetooth. Now radio is on. But still nothing. iwictl iwi0 
shows everything 0 (same as ifconfig -v iwi0). I wonder, how can I scan 
for available access points ? Is wiconfig iwi0 -D supposed to work ?