[blfs-support] Wireless errors

Armin K. krejzi at email.com
Sun Mar 17 14:20:30 PDT 2013


On 03/17/2013 09:44 PM, spiky wrote:
> Hi
>
> I having trouble with usb wireless, I have installed the drivers for the
> device
> belkin **F5D7050 Wireless G Adapter v3000 [Ralink RT2571W]*
> * The kernel has the rt73usb=y
>
> The error is
> root [ /etc/sysconfig ]# ifup wlan0
>       Bringing up the wlan0 interface...
>    *  Adding IPv4 address 192.168.0.200 to the wlan0 interface... [  OK  ]
> RTNETLINK answers: No such file or directory
>
>   *** ay already setup; skipping. [ WARN ]
>
> I have tried this with kernel 3.8.3 which is all working and I have
> tried on kernel3.7.10.
> My only thought is there is something Networking "protocols" I have missed.
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I am unsure what's the error but did you install firmware? I rememmber 
ralink cards needed firmware to load properly. Also, yre you sure that 
your network card is called wlan0? udev now renames it to strange names.



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