[blfs-support] Wireless errors

spiky martynvidler at aol.com
Sun Mar 17 14:57:20 PDT 2013


On 17/03/13 21:49, Armin K. wrote:
> On 03/17/2013 10:43 PM, spiky wrote:
>> On 17/03/13 21:28, Armin K. wrote:
>>> On 03/17/2013 10:27 PM, spiky wrote:
>>>> On 17/03/13 21:20, Armin K. wrote:
>>>>> 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.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>> 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.
>>>> I have tried it with the firmware in /lib/firmware I will try it again.
>>>> To install the firmware I just opened the file and copied rt73.bin to
>>>> /lib/firmware Hope that was correct
>>>>
>>>> Also iwconfig returns
>>>> wlan0     no wireless extensions.
>>>>
>>>> sit0      no wireless extensions.
>>>>
>>>> lo        no wireless extensions.
>>>>
>>>> eth0      no wireless extensions.
>>>> So i,m taking it as wlan0
>>>>
>>> If you have built your wireless driver into kernel, then you have to
>>> built firmware into kernel, too. If not, udev should load it when the
>>> module is loaded - you should get "firmware not found" or no error if
>>> not/if suceeded.
>> I have this from config
>>
>> #
>> # Generic Driver Options
>> #
>> CONFIG_UEVENT_HELPER_PATH="/sbin/hotplug"
>> CONFIG_DEVTMPFS=y
>> CONFIG_DEVTMPFS_MOUNT=y
>> CONFIG_STANDALONE=y
>> CONFIG_PREVENT_FIRMWARE_BUILD=y  <<<<<
>> CONFIG_FW_LOADER=y
>> CONFIG_FIRMWARE_IN_KERNEL=y <<<<<
>> CONFIG_EXTRA_FIRMWARE=""
>> # CONFIG_DEBUG_DRIVER is not set
>> CONFIG_DEBUG_DEVRES=y
>> # CONFIG_SYS_HYPERVISOR is not set
>> # CONFIG_GENERIC_CPU_DEVICES is not set
>> CONFIG_DMA_SHARED_BUFFER=y
>> # CONFIG_CMA is not set
>>
> You didn't get me, nor you did respond if you built your driver into
> kernel. But if you did - you need this
>
> CONFIG_EXTRA_FIRMWARE="brcm/bcm43xx-0.fw brcm/bcm43xx_hdr-0.fw
> radeon/BTC_rlc.bin radeon/CAICOS_mc.bin radeon/CAICOS_me.bin
> radeon/CAICOS_pfp.bin rtl_nic/rtl8105e-1.fw"
>
> CONFIG_EXTRA_FIRMWARE_DIR="/media/ntfs/Other/Linux/kernel_firmware"
>
> This is an example of how you built firmware blobs into kernel.
>
> CONFIG_EXTRA_FIRMWARE_DIR is by default "firmware" directory inside
> linux kernel source directory.
>
> $ find /media/ntfs/Other/Linux/kernel_firmware
> /media/ntfs/Other/Linux/kernel_firmware
> /media/ntfs/Other/Linux/kernel_firmware/brcm
> /media/ntfs/Other/Linux/kernel_firmware/brcm/bcm43xx-0.fw
> /media/ntfs/Other/Linux/kernel_firmware/brcm/bcm43xx_hdr-0.fw
> /media/ntfs/Other/Linux/kernel_firmware/radeon
> /media/ntfs/Other/Linux/kernel_firmware/radeon/BTC_rlc.bin
> /media/ntfs/Other/Linux/kernel_firmware/radeon/CAICOS_mc.bin
> /media/ntfs/Other/Linux/kernel_firmware/radeon/CAICOS_me.bin
> /media/ntfs/Other/Linux/kernel_firmware/radeon/CAICOS_pfp.bin
> /media/ntfs/Other/Linux/kernel_firmware/rtl_nic
> /media/ntfs/Other/Linux/kernel_firmware/rtl_nic/rtl8105e-1.fw

I will look into that thks. This is all new to me never had to do it before.




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