After my installation of Arch Linux I had some trouble using my wifi card which was working while I was running the live CD. What was strange was that the card would show up in iwconfig and ifconfig -a but not ifconfig It turns out I needed to install the wireless drivers and here’s […]
Okay, so you have Arch Linux installed and let’s say you’re wifi isn’t working and you need the package “iwlwifi-3945-ucode-188.8.131.52-2-any.pkg.tar.gz” to fix this but you don’t have a wired connect. What do you do? Blast in your Arch cd, mount it, mount the packages sqfs file and install using pacman.
$ sudo ifconfig wlan1 up SIOCSIFFLAGS: Resource temporarily unavailable $ dmesg usb rtl819xU:FirmwareDownload92S(): failed with TCR-Status: a rtl819xU:ERR!!! _rtl8192_up(): initialization is failed!
To get this wifi dongle working I simply had to download the above firmware and place it in /lib/firmware/RTL8192SU/ and then reboot my computer. You should check that location […]
I have an updated fix for this issue using a startup script to connect and a time scheduled script for checking the connection, rather than having one constantly running in the background, avalible here – http://alexsleat.co.uk/2011/01/09/a-more-elegant-solution-to-ubuntu-wi-fi-reconnecting-issue/
I’ve been having some trouble with my wifi on Ubuntu recently but I think it’s because […]