Monday, May 09, 2005

Kanotix Linux rocks!

And here's how to do wireless with it!

knoppix@0[knoppix]$ su root
root@0[knoppix]# iwcongif
bash: iwcongif: command not found
root@0[knoppix]# iwconfig
lo no wireless extensions.

eth0 no wireless extensions.

ath0 IEEE 802.11 ESSID:""
Mode:Managed Frequency:2.412 GHz Access Point: 00:00:00:00:00:00
Bit Rate:0 kb/s Tx-Power:50 dBm Sensitivity=0/3
Retry:off RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
Encryption key:off
Power Management:off
Link Quality=0/94 Signal level=-95 dBm Noise level=-95 dBm
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0

root@0[knoppix]# iwconfig ath0 essid (myhomenetwork) key (a bunch of characters)
root@0[knoppix]# pump -i ath0

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