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I did this once in RedHat years ago but have forgotten how. Even if I remember, the method may not be the same in Slackware and I can't find out ...
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- 03-23-2006 #1
Change wireless from eth0 to eth1?
My laptop's wireless PCMCIA card is at eth0. Since I didn't configure the modem, I guess that is where udev placed it(?)
When I try to commit /sbin/iwconfig eth0 I get a "Operation not permitted." I'm thinking this might be because the Orinico PCMCIA card is at eth0 instead of eth1.
How do I change this so my wireless card will be accessed through eth1 instead of eth0? Thanks.
- 03-23-2006 #2
/sbin/iwconfig eth0 commit Error for wireless request "Commit changes" (8B00) : SET failed on device eth0 ; Operation not supported.
Any input appreciated.
- 03-23-2006 #3
Are you using a WEP key? if so, you may have to set it in restricted mode (some cards seem to like this more than others):
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- 03-23-2006 #4