[support-gang] wifi problem with the XO

James Cameron quozl at laptop.org
Mon Mar 28 19:47:29 EDT 2011

On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 05:13:58PM -0600, Kevin Mauricio Benavides Castro wrote:
> I  made        the  command
> sudo iwlist eth0 scan
> and the message is sent to me
> eth0 Interface doesn't support scanning: Network is down

That's interesting.  What model of XO?  What operating system build?

To adjust my instructions, you can either:

1.  use OpenFirmware, at the ok prompt type

	ok scan-wifi


2.  stop NetworkManager before the scan:

	sudo service NetworkManager stop
	sudo ifconfig eth0 up
	sudo iwlist eth0 scan

James Cameron

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