Gentoo Archives: gentoo-ppc-user

From: Enlightened User <linux@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-ppc-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] how do I tell my PCMCIA wifi card on iBook G3 800MHz
Date: Sun, 18 Jan 2009 15:03:35
Message-Id: 0CA9B8AA-4B61-4138-8278-F7B45D79B590@nc.rr.com
In Reply to: [gentoo-ppc-user] how do I tell my PCMCIA wifi card on iBook G3 800MHz by zhangweiwu@realss.com
grep your MAC address from the output of dmesg. This should show the  
driver that found the interface.
You can find your MAC address using ifconfig. Look for the interface  
with your IP address.

ifconfig
dmesg | grep 00:01:02:03:04:AB     (use your MAC address here)

On Jan 18, 2009, at 3:20 AM, zhangweiwu@××××××.com wrote:

> I can use wireless with wireless-tools fine, with no configuration at > all (no configuration: I don't even need to add a single line to > /etc/conf.d/net in order to use it). > > However wireless-tools doesn't support WPA which I sometimes use. I > have > installed wpa_supplicants but having read the WPA need user specify > which driver to use for it. > > In order to know which driver to use I first need to know what > hardware > I have. However lspci does not list my wifi device (nor lsusb). But > the > devices does exist because I can surf the Internet with it. > > Where do I start from here? >

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