Linux Power User Bundle. This site uses cookies. Network device names eth0 , wlan0 , etc. First detect the wifi controllers. Originally Posted by mreff Sat Dec 30, 3: I have a nc notebook and I recently installed gentoo linux on it.

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This article describes the setup of a wifi wireless network device.

Some sites recommend using compat-wireless for ethernet … after a while of disbelief Atherox loosely followed AR ethernet using compat-wireless and eth0 worked after a nightly session. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.

This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as genttoo Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. Find More Posts by mreff Module alx is only available when you manually configure compat-wireless during installation.

Gentoo: Ethernet Atheros AR/AR using compat-wireless module alx | blechtog

Find More Posts by rosehosting. The guys at pentoo overlay were really responsive. Any responses and feedback would be appreciated. The ethernet card seems to require module alxwhich still is not in the kernel.


Also check with and without atheros installed on the unit.

Do not genttoo to rebuild the kernel after changing its configuration. Part 2 Run the rest of the installation process: Again, make sure only wicd will manage your connections if you choose to use it.

Gentoo: Ethernet Atheros AR8161/AR8162 using compat-wireless module alx

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Notify me athefos new comments via email. If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. All times are GMT Activate at least cfg and mac Appreciate for your help again and I will tag this thread solved. Fri Dec 29, 7: Display posts from previous: I did not feel like looking at the Makefile and this installation bypasses portage.

Gentoo and atheros ar If you need to reset your password, click here. AR Gigabit Ethernet rev The recommendation is to build drivers as modules.

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Wireless no Gentoo [RESOLVIDO] [Gentoo Linux]

You can post output of commands Code: You are commenting using your Facebook account. The “cfg wireless extensions compatibility” option aka WEXT will support old wireless-tools and iwconfig. Gemtoo firmware you have updated is for unit but I would like you to check with compatibility of card with Linux.

Only those verified by kernel developers are enabled by default. Next the right set of corresponding kernel options need to be enabled, based on the drivers and hardware detected previously.