On Sun, Aug 03, 2008 at 09:57:50AM +0200, Tobi wrote:
> I have a hard time getting the WLAN working on my HP8510p.
Had that, too. On my IBM X60. Works perfect now with 2.6.24 and 2.6.25.
I'm running stock-kernels only, right now, because i'm to lazy to compile
on my own.
> The notebook is running with Lenny and kernel 2.6.26-1-amd64. I've also
> tried the 2.6.26 from Ubuntu and 2.6.25 without success. Only 2.6.24
> works, but not very stable.
You should probably not use kernels, as well as a lot of the core-
packages from Ubuntu. Might hurt your system badly
> With 2.6.25 and 2.6.26 I can immediately see all wlans in range (with
> 2.6.24 this could take 5-10 minutes), so scanning works fine.
> WEP and WAP2 don't work either. I can only get a connection to a
> completely unsecure WLAN.
I essentially got everything to work very nicely using WICD:
Which manages all my networks now. Sadly, there's no maintained
Debian package (at least in unstable..)
You should try it
And don't forget to setup the NICs correctly,
you will probably need WEXT as WPA-Driver.
Lubarsky's Law of Cybernetic Entomology: prov.
"There is always one more bug."
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