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« on: May 03, 2004, 02:54:48 pm »
I have just tried out the pdxrom (1.0.5) and it looks very cool.  I have two questions

1. in pdxrom how do I manage the insertion / extraction of cf and sd cards? In qtopia roms there is an icon to unmount them prior to removing them.  Is there a similar thing I should do before removing them in pdxrom?

2. I\'m trying to get my linksys WCF12 wireless card working.  I go to the system tools - ] lan and set it up as wifi with the correct essid with mode=managed. This seems to be ok but how do I connect?  The led on the card just flashes and when I try to use the package manager to install packages, it doesn\'t list anything.  By the way, I have installed the pcmcia fix (1.0) package using my cf card.

oh, for reference I have an 860 and if i run xcardinfo the linksys wifi card shows up fine.

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« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2004, 03:57:03 pm »
1) I can\'t remeber for now if there is any client - but you can normally just insert and remove as you like - of course it shouldn\'t be done while writing to the card.

2) Try reading http://www.pdaxrom.org/index.php?showid=26&menuid=8 - you could also try cardctl scheme CardResume from a terminal - but normally setting everything up with the setting solves.

The pdaXrom is still in development, so normally you should try inserting the card in terminal - and try using the following commands for debugging:
cardctl ident
dmesg
iwconfig
ifconfig -a

and post output here, therby its easier to help you.
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« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2004, 05:26:06 pm »
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1) I can\'t remeber for now if there is any client - but you can normally just insert and remove as you like - of course it shouldn\'t be done while writing to the card.


... and if you like to keep you filesystem intact, an umount /mnt/cf or /mnt/card wouldn\'t hurt...
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« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2004, 07:46:51 pm »
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and post output here, therby its easier to help you.


Laze - here is the output of the commands you suggested.  Thanks for the help.

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cardctl ident


Socket 0:
  product info: \"Linksys\", \"Wireless CompactFlash Card\", \"\", \"\"
  manfid: 0x028a, 0x0673
  function: 6 (network)
Socket 1:
  no product info available

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dmesg


Ad-hoc demo mode supported
eth0: IEEE standard IBSS ad-hoc mode supported
eth0: WEP supported, 104-bit key
eth0: MAC address xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx
eth0: Station name \"Prism  I\"
eth0: ready
eth0: index 0x01: Vcc 3.3, irq 39, io 0xf6000000-0xf600003f
eth0: New link status: Disconnected (0002)
eth0: New link status: Connected (0001)
eth0: New link status: AP Out of Range (0004)
eth0: New link status: AP In Range (0005)
eth0: New link status: AP Out of Range (0004)
eth0: New link status: AP In Range (0005)
eth0: New link status: AP Out of Range (0004)
eth0: New link status: AP In Range (0005)
pxa_pcmcia_init(0)
ide_attach()
ide_config(0xc3821a80)
hda: LEXAR ATA FLASH, ATA DISK drive
ide0 at 0xf6000008-0xf600000f,0xf600000e on irq 39
hda: 503808 sectors (258 MB) w/1KiB Cache, CHS=984/16/32
 hda: hda1
ide_cs: hda: Vcc = 3.3, Vpp = 0.0
VFS: Disk change detected on device ide0(3,1)
 hda: hda1
VFS: Disk change detected on device ide0(3,1)
 hda: hda1
VFS: Disk change detected on device ide0(3,1)
 hda: hda1
MSDOS FS: IO charset utf8
ide_detach(0xc3821a80)
ide_release(0xc3821a80)
pxa_pcmcia_init(0)
orinoco.c 0.13e (David Gibson <xxxxx@gibson.dropbear.id.au> and others)
orinoco_cs.c 0.13e (David Gibson <xxxxx@gibson.dropbear.id.au> and others)
eth0: Station identity 001f:0002:0001:0004
eth0: Looks like an Intersil firmware version 1.4.2
eth0: Ad-hoc demo mode supported
eth0: IEEE standard IBSS ad-hoc mode supported
eth0: WEP supported, 104-bit key
eth0: MAC address xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx
eth0: Station name \"Prism  I\"
eth0: ready
eth0: index 0x01: Vcc 3.3, irq 39, io 0xf6000000-0xf600003f
pxa_pcmcia_init(0)
monitor_hotplug: agent: usbd interface: monitor action: suspend
udc_disable: ep0_urb already NULL
udc_disable: ep0_urb already NULL
usbdcore: usbdcore 0.1 035 2002-06-12 20:00 exiting
monitor_pm_event: suspend finished (rc=0)
pxa_sd_wait_response: card removed (cmd=00)
sharp_sl_nand_suspend
FCS : CCCR = 161
sharp_sl_nand_resume
pxa_pcmcia_init(0)
pxa_pcmcia_init(1)
pxa_sd_wait_response: card removed (cmd=00)
pxa_sd_wait_id_response: card removed (cmd=00)
pxa_sd_wait_id_response: card removed (cmd=00)
hotplug_schedule_bh: schedule bh
hotplug_bh:
monitor_connected: 1
monitor_restore: RESTORE_LOADED
monitor_hotplug: agent: usbd interface: monitor action: restore-loaded
usbdcore: usbdcore 0.1 035 2002-06-12 20:00 (dbg=\"\")
net_fd 0.1 035 2002-06-12 20:00 (dbg=\"\",alwaysup=0,OUT=64,IN=64)
vendorID: 4dd productID: 9031
pxa_bi 0.1-alpha 035 2002-06-12 20:00 (dbg=\"\")
bi_modinit: call udc_startup_events
bi_device_event: call udc_enable
bi_device_event: call udc_all_interrupts
monitor_hotplug: agent: usbd interface: monitor action: suspend
udc_disable: ep0_urb already NULL
udc_disable: ep0_urb already NULL
usbdcore: usbdcore 0.1 035 2002-06-12 20:00 exiting
monitor_pm_event: suspend finished (rc=0)
pxa_sd_wait_response: card removed (cmd=00)
sharp_sl_nand_suspend
FCS : CCCR = 161
sharp_sl_nand_resume
pxa_pcmcia_init(0)
pxa_pcmcia_init(1)
[SD]-clustsize = 4000
hotplug_schedule_bh: schedule bh
hotplug_bh:
monitor_connected: 1
monitor_restore: RESTORE_LOADED
monitor_hotplug: agent: usbd interface: monitor action: restore-loaded
ide_attach()
ide_config(0xc3821580)
VFS: Disk change detected on device mmcd(60,1)
 mmcda: mmcda1
hda: LEXAR ATA FLASH, ATA DISK drive
ide0 at 0xf6000008-0xf600000f,0xf600000e on irq 39
hda: 503808 sectors (258 MB) w/1KiB Cache, CHS=984/16/32
 hda: hda1
ide_cs: hda: Vcc = 3.3, Vpp = 0.0
VFS: Disk change detected on device mmcd(60,1)
 mmcda: mmcda1
VFS: Disk change detected on device mmcd(60,1)
 mmcda: mmcda1
MSDOS FS: IO charset utf8
VFS: Disk change detected on device mmcd(60,1)
VFS: busy inodes on changed media.
 mmcda: mmcda1
VFS: Disk change detected on device ide0(3,1)
 hda: hda1
VFS: Disk change detected on device ide0(3,1)
 hda:<6>usbdcore: usbdcore 0.1 035 2002-06-12 20:00 (dbg=\"\")
 hda1
VFS: Disk change detected on device ide0(3,1)
 hda: hda1
MSDOS FS: IO charset utf8
net_fd 0.1 035 2002-06-12 20:00 (dbg=\"\",alwaysup=0,OUT=64,IN=64)
vendorID: 4dd productID: 9031
pxa_bi 0.1-alpha 035 2002-06-12 20:00 (dbg=\"\")
bi_modinit: call udc_startup_events
bi_device_event: call udc_enable
bi_device_event: call udc_all_interrupts
ide_detach(0xc3821580)
ide_release(0xc3821580)
pxa_pcmcia_init(0)
ide_attach()
ide_config(0xc3821780)
hda: LEXAR ATA FLASH, ATA DISK drive
ide0 at 0xf6000008-0xf600000f,0xf600000e on irq 39
hda: 503808 sectors (258 MB) w/1KiB Cache, CHS=984/16/32
 hda: hda1
ide_cs: hda: Vcc = 3.3, Vpp = 0.0
VFS: Disk change detected on device ide0(3,1)
 hda: hda1
VFS: Disk change detected on device ide0(3,1)
 hda: hda1
VFS: Disk change detected on device ide0(3,1)
 hda: hda1
MSDOS FS: IO charset utf8
ide_detach(0xc3821780)
ide_release(0xc3821780)
pxa_pcmcia_init(0)
monitor_hotplug: agent: usbd interface: monitor action: suspend
udc_disable: ep0_urb already NULL
udc_disable: ep0_urb already NULL
usbdcore: usbdcore 0.1 035 2002-06-12 20:00 exiting
monitor_pm_event: suspend finished (rc=0)
pxa_sd_wait_response: responce time out (cmd=07 MMC_STAT=0x2142)
sharp_sl_nand_suspend
FCS : CCCR = 161
sharp_sl_nand_resume
pxa_pcmcia_init(0)
pxa_pcmcia_init(1)
[SD]-clustsize = 4000
hotplug_schedule_bh: schedule bh
hotplug_bh:
monitor_connected: 1
monitor_restore: RESTORE_LOADED
monitor_hotplug: agent: usbd interface: monitor action: restore-loaded
ide_attach()
ide_config(0xc3821c80)
hda: LEXAR ATA FLASH, ATA DISK drive
ide0 at 0xf6000008-0xf600000f,0xf600000e on irq 39
hda: 503808 sectors (258 MB) w/1KiB Cache, CHS=984/16/32
 hda: hda1
ide_cs: hda: Vcc = 3.3, Vpp = 0.0
usbdcore: usbdcore 0.1 035 2002-06-12 20:00 (dbg=\"\")
net_fd 0.1 035 2002-06-12 20:00 (dbg=\"\",alwaysup=0,OUT=64,IN=64)
vendorID: 4dd productID: 9031
VFS: Disk change detected on device ide0(3,1)
 hda: hda1
pxa_bi 0.1-alpha 035 2002-06-12 20:00 (dbg=\"\")
bi_modinit: call udc_startup_events
bi_device_event: call udc_enable
bi_device_event: call udc_all_interrupts
VFS: Disk change detected on device ide0(3,1)
 hda: hda1
VFS: Disk change detected on device ide0(3,1)
 hda: hda1
MSDOS FS: IO charset utf8
ide_detach(0xc3821c80)
ide_release(0xc3821c80)
pxa_pcmcia_init(0)
monitor_hotplug: agent: usbd interface: monitor action: suspend
udc_disable: ep0_urb already NULL
udc_disable: ep0_urb already NULL
usbdcore: usbdcore 0.1 035 2002-06-12 20:00 exiting
monitor_pm_event: suspend finished (rc=0)
pxa_sd_wait_response: responce time out (cmd=07 MMC_STAT=0x2142)
sharp_sl_nand_suspend
return to suspend ....
return to suspend ....
FCS : CCCR = 161
sharp_sl_nand_resume
pxa_pcmcia_init(0)
pxa_pcmcia_init(1)
[SD]-clustsize = 4000
hotplug_schedule_bh: schedule bh
hotplug_bh:
monitor_connected: 1
monitor_restore: RESTORE_LOADED
monitor_hotplug: agent: usbd interface: monitor action: restore-loaded
orinoco.c 0.13e (David Gibson <xxxxx@gibson.dropbear.id.au> and others)
orinoco_cs.c 0.13e (David Gibson <xxxxx@gibson.dropbear.id.au> and others)
eth0: Station identity 001f:0002:0001:0004
eth0: Looks like an Intersil firmware version 1.4.2
eth0: Ad-hoc demo mode supported
eth0: IEEE standard IBSS ad-hoc mode supported
eth0: WEP supported, 104-bit key
eth0: MAC address 00:0C:41:15:C1:D2
eth0: Station name \"Prism  I\"
eth0: ready
usbdcore: usbdcore 0.1 035 2002-06-12 20:00 (dbg=\"\")
net_fd 0.1 035 2002-06-12 20:00 (dbg=\"\",alwaysup=0,OUT=64,IN=64)
vendorID: 4dd productID: 9031
pxa_bi 0.1-alpha 035 2002-06-12 20:00 (dbg=\"\")
bi_modinit: call udc_startup_events
bi_device_event: call udc_enable
bi_device_event: call udc_all_interrupts
eth0: index 0x01: Vcc 3.3, irq 39, io 0xf6000000-0xf600003f

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iwconfig


eth0      IEEE 802.11-DS  ESSID:\"\"  Nickname:\"Prism  I\"
          Mode:Managed  Access Point: xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx  Bit Rate:11Mb/s  
          Tx-Power=15 dBm   Sensitivity:1/3  
          Retry min limit:8   RTS thr:off   Fragment thr:off
          Encryption key:off
          Power Management:off
          Link Quality:0/92  Signal level:-68 dBm  Noise level:-122 dBm
          Rx invalid nwid:0  Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
          Tx excessive retries:0  Invalid misc:0   Missed beacon:0

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ifconfig -a


eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx  
          BROADCAST MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:0 errors:4 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:100
          RX bytes:0 (0.0   TX bytes:0 (0.0
          Interrupt:39

lo        Link encap:Local Loopback  
          inet addr:127.0.0.1  Mask:255.0.0.0
          UP LOOPBACK RUNNING  MTU:16436  Metric:1
          RX packets:16 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:16 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
          RX bytes:1200 (1.1 Kb)  TX bytes:1200 (1.1 Kb)

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« Reply #4 on: May 04, 2004, 03:06:01 am »
So have you tried configure you wireless connection using iwconfig?
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« Reply #5 on: May 04, 2004, 06:27:07 am »
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So have you tried configure you wireless connection using iwconfig?


no.  If thats what it takes, I don\'t have the time.  I was hoping that pdaxrom would be something that could be installed and used.  I\'m using the tkc rom right now and although I\'d like to try the pdaxrom, I have other things to do (I\'m just starting my own business).  There are things I like about the pdaxrom - both the with rom itself and with the programs in the feed, but if it isn\'t ready for prime time, I\'ll have to leave it for now.

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« Reply #6 on: June 07, 2004, 11:11:18 am »
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The pdaXrom is still in development, so normally you should try inserting the card in terminal - and try using the following commands for debugging:
cardctl ident
dmesg
iwconfig
ifconfig -a

and post output here, therby its easier to help you.


hmm ... guess I need middle mouse button to paste ... anyhow, cardctl ident sees an SMC 2642W,  dmesg complains that get wireless stats was called while device not present, iwconfig says there are no wireless extensions, ifconfig -a sees eth0, and Wireless Monitor claims no wireless cards detected.

I take it it needs to be more fully recognized before I can configure it usefully? What\'s the next step?

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« Reply #7 on: June 07, 2004, 01:13:26 pm »
whit: Have you tried using the setup util and used it?
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« Reply #8 on: June 07, 2004, 07:20:13 pm »
That would have been too easy. Yup, worked! (Wacks self upside the head.)

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« Reply #9 on: June 07, 2004, 07:45:24 pm »
Anyone know what assumptions are being made in the WEP settings? Router has the choice of the number of bits and whether hex or ascii, while the Z just has a blank to enter the key, and just entering the same key as the router (with hex or ascii checked there) isn\'t enough to get it working.

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« Reply #10 on: June 07, 2004, 08:04:04 pm »
Enter the Hex key in the settings application like:

AB:FC:23:22 etc

ie. hex digits seperated by \':\'

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« Reply #11 on: June 07, 2004, 09:00:33 pm »
Thanks. Now all I have to do is find out the format for the TrendNet router. Their manual gives no format specification at all, and every version I\'ve tried (colon-separated, dash-separated, not separated) doesn\'t work. Meanwhile I\'ve locked to MAC addresses, but of course want both.

Later: The TrendNet and the Z could agree on 128-bit (actually a 104-bit key) but not the 64-bit. The key on the Z works without the \":\"s - maybe with too but haven\'t tested.

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« Reply #12 on: July 26, 2005, 02:32:36 pm »
Hi,

I have seen comments like:

   Use the "LANConfig" program found in the "System Tools" folder

I am running the new SL-5500 version of the pdaXrom, and don't
see anything like "system tools" in the feed to install.  

What is the name of the package that has these system tools?

I need to get a WIFI connection here at work, using my linksys WCF-12.
I need to specify the ESSID, but all attempts have failed at trying to use
iwconfig to configure the card.  

At home, I (temporarily) enabled ESSID broadcast, and turned off WEP
allowing the "default" settings to allow a WIFI connection.  But here at
work, there are many WIFI networks, and I must specify the ESSID.  

I'm trying to use a (Redhat) linux box as a guide, but I don't see the
equivalent of the ifcfg-wlan0 file anywhere under pdaXrom.

Help!

Thanks for any info,  John
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« Reply #13 on: July 26, 2005, 02:40:44 pm »
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Hi,

I have seen comments like:

   Use the "LANConfig" program found in the "System Tools" folder

I am running the new SL-5500 version of the pdaXrom, and don't
see anything like "system tools" in the feed to install. 

What is the name of the package that has these system tools?

I need to get a WIFI connection here at work, using my linksys WCF-12.
I need to specify the ESSID, but all attempts have failed at trying to use
iwconfig to configure the card. 

At home, I (temporarily) enabled ESSID broadcast, and turned off WEP
allowing the "default" settings to allow a WIFI connection.  But here at
work, there are many WIFI networks, and I must specify the ESSID. 

I'm trying to use a (Redhat) linux box as a guide, but I don't see the
equivalent of the ifcfg-wlan0 file anywhere under pdaXrom.

Help!

Thanks for any info,  John
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« Reply #14 on: July 26, 2005, 04:14:35 pm »
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from an aterm try : # network.py

Hi,

Nope, no "network.py" on my box...

Thanks though, it gives me a hint on what to look for (to install) !

John
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