From: Kristian Hoffmann (khoff_at_pc-intouch.com)
Date: 2002-03-17 08:42:37 UTC
It sounds like you don't have the "Wireless LAN (non-hamradio)" kernel option enabled. It's under "Network Device Support". That option enables the wireless extensions in the kernel.
On Sun, 17 Mar 2002, Chung Ho Nam wrote:
> Actually, I have set wlan0 interface up and I also tried "iwconfig wlan0"
> but it still shows "no wireless extension".
> Maybe, I forgot to mention one point. I did install wlan-ng driver in my
> redhat (2.4.18). But now, I install HostAP in a freshly compiled kernel
> (say 2.4.18-1). Is wlan-ng the cause of this problem?? If it is really the
> problem source, what should I do??
> Thanks in advance.
> LH (from HK)
> >>(2) I can find my wlan0 interface in "ifconfig -a". But "iwconfig" shows
> >>nothing. What should I do??
> >You must either set wlan0 interface up or run 'iwconfig wlan0' (iwconfig
> >only lists interfaces that are up unless explicitly specified
> >on the command line).
> >Jouni Malinen PGP id EFC895FA
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