paracetamolo wrote:
> Hello,
> I bought a usb-rsma adapter:
> that uses AL2230S, and has ID: 0ace:1215
> Using Ubuntu with a custom kernel 2.6.23 the device shows up as I
> connect it and it is able to scan (iwlist eth2 scanning) but it claim it
> is not able to set the frequency 
> # iwconfig eth2 essid test channel 1
> Error for wireless request "Set Frequency" (8B04) :
>     SET failed on device eth2 ; Operation not permitted.

That's because the access point sets the channel, not the user.

> then using ifup I managed to connect it to an unencrypted network, it
> receive an ip by dhcp, but it is not able to ping the access point.

There have been lots of problems with Ubuntu in the past due to the 
strange behaviour of the DHCP client and interface state.

You should enable softmac debug messages so that we get further insight 
as to what is going on.


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