Subject: Re: ural device timeout on -current
To: dixie <email@example.com>
From: Kouichirou Hiratsuka <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/26/2005 19:44:08
At Mon, 24 Oct 2005 17:42:07 +0200,
> > Kouichirou Hiratsuka wrote:
> >>> At Wed, 17 Aug 2005 16:20:41 +0200,
> >>> dixie wrote:
> >>>> Hi there, I got a BUFFALO WLI-U2-KG54-AI, rev 2.00/1.15 succesfully
> >>>> attached but when I try to assign an address, either manually or
> >>>> via dhclient it goes on timeout.
> >>>> Here's the full dmesg output:
> >> I bought this today. It has a flash drive in order to install a
> >> Windows device driver. The flash drive can be disabled by the
> >> switch on it. If the flash drive is off, its device ID is changed
> >> to 0x0067. In this state, I can use it with the following patch.
> >> --- usbdevs.orig 2005-10-20 00:42:35.000000000 +0900
> >> +++ usbdevs 2005-10-20 00:42:50.000000000 +0900
> >> @@ -1270,7 +1270,7 @@
> >> product MELCO KB11 0x0044 WLI-USB-KB11 WLAN
> >> product MELCO KG54YB 0x005e WLI-U2-KG54-YB WLAN
> >> product MELCO KG54 0x0066 WLI-U2-KG54 WLAN
> >> -product MELCO KG54AI 0x006d WLI-U2-KG54-AI WLAN
> >> +product MELCO KG54AI 0x0067 WLI-U2-KG54-AI WLAN
> >> /* Metricom products */
> >> product METRICOM RICOCHET_GS 0x0001 Ricochet GS
> Thank you very much for the hint!
> It works, now the device is attached and I can bring it up and configure
> all the parameters via ifconfig.
> Anyway, it cannot associate, scanning trough wiconfig does not show any
> AP even if it's present.
Can wiconfig(8) use for ral(4)? I've never used it.
> Dhclient cannot find any lease even if dhcpd is running.
> What procedure do you follow in order to associate?
I'm using ifconfig.if(5).
# echo "inet 192.168.0.1 netmask 255.255.255.0 nwid [SSID] nwkey [WEP key]" > /etc/ifconfig.ral0
# chmod 600 /etc/ifconifg.ral0
And if the SSID and the WEP key are set, it can be configured by
# ifconfig ral0 nwid [SSID] nwkey [WEP key]
# dhclient ral0