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#1 2013-02-13 13:35:47

Registered: 2013-02-13
Posts: 1

wlan0 not recognize

Hi guys

i'm trying to install archlinux but i got an issue i can't resolve.
when i try to lunch wifi-menu, i got an error message which tell us "Wlan0 : no such interface".
my wireless card seems to not be recognize by the system.
i can see my wireles card which is : interl corporation centrino advances-N 6200.

is anyone having an idea about this problem ?

sorry for my english ...
thanks so much !


#2 2013-02-13 14:51:17

From: Croatia
Registered: 2012-11-10
Posts: 333

Re: wlan0 not recognize

Your wireless isn't called 'wlan0'.Mine is 'wlp4s0'.Check the name and then run 'wifi-menu name'.


#3 2013-02-13 15:46:43

From: Pasadena, CA
Registered: 2009-07-13
Posts: 14,275

Re: wlan0 not recognize

10PinkPanther wrote:

Check the name and then run 'wifi-menu name'.

Look at the output of ip link to find the name of your interfaces.

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#4 2013-02-13 17:11:21

From: BC, Canada
Registered: 2011-04-20
Posts: 1,174

Re: wlan0 not recognize'_Guide#Wireless

Just follow the wiki.
Do iwconfig, it will display the interface name.
ip link set wlp3s0 up
wifi-menu wlp3s0

If any errors along the way, you probably need to load a module.  For example, mine is ath9k for my atheros chipset and it is modprobe ath9k

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