Marvel 8385 on a Sharp Zaurus

Yan Seiner yan at
Mon Mar 3 09:48:18 EST 2008

Yan Seiner wrote:
> Holger Schurig wrote:
>>> Is there anything I can do to help debug this?  I am stuck
>>> with this card (I need Channel 13) and that's the only card
>>> that provides that.
>> Hmm, can you try the card first on some other channel, e.g. 
>> channel 11?  I know that you need chan 13, but try a different 
>> channel on your AP anyway.
> Hi Holger:
> I tried several other channels; no joy.  I did notice something:  My Bit 
> Rate is always at 1Mb/s, eventhough my signal strength is good and S/N 
> is high.  Other wireless units can connect at 11 Mb/s with no problem.
> So it is possible that something is failing in the negotiation, or that 
> the card won't switch to a different bitrate...
> Should the card have a list of peers/APs?  iwlist returns no peers and 
> no APs.

Sorry folks.  Once again, the bug turned out to be between the keyboard 
and the screen - I had misconfigured the AP.  (Thanks Holger for nudging 
me to look at it again.)

All is well now - WEP works, channel 13 works, card works.


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