[lfs-support] wifi issues

Richard Melville richard.melville69 at googlemail.com
Mon May 5 09:45:07 PDT 2014

On 5 May 2014 13:44, Ken Moffat <zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com> wrote:
> On Mon, May 05, 2014 at 07:40:47AM -0400, David wrote:
>> Yes, I had begun to suspect that enp134s0 was the wired connection.
>> For what it's worth the entry I have in /sys/class/net is enp134s0 which is a link that points to ../../devicespci0000:000000:00:1c.5/0000:86:00.0/net/enp134s0
>> I don't have lspci, it says command not found.  I assume it's part of a blfs package I haven't gotten too.
>  Yes, lspci is part of pci-utils in BLFS.
>  Have you actually installed any of the wifi tools from BLFS ?
> I have no experience with getting wifi working on LFS, but I guess
> that wicd is probably the easiest option.

The only essentials, I believe, are wireless tools and wpa_supplicant.

>  The basic LFS system is adequate for a wired network connection,
> using a fixed IP address.  Everything else is in BLFS.
>> Is there any value to booting with the arch cd and looking at what is there?
>  Use whatever you have for gaining information about your hardware.
> On any distro, lsmod is probably going to be useful.  For wifi
> hardware you may need extra firmware.
>  And please do not top post on lfs lists.  Many of us also prefer
> traditional short lines because they make it feasible to trim what
> we are replying to, so that only relevant context is retained.
> ĸen


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