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wifi works 'sometimes'
« on: June 10, 2018, 09:53:57 pm »
wifi worked during installation. Now i need to connect ethernet wire. I need wifi only on this rig, and it works . . . then it doesn't work . . then it does . . .  then not . . etc.

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rp@bDel ~ $ lsusb
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 007 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 006 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 005 Device 002: ID 046d:c501 Logitech, Inc. Cordless Mouse Receiver
Bus 005 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 1740:9603 Senao RTL8188S WLAN Adapter
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 004 Device 002: ID 046d:c52b Logitech, Inc. Unifying Receiver
Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 009 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
Bus 008 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
rp@bDel ~ $ sudo lshw -C network
[sudo] password for rp:
  *-network               
       description: Ethernet interface
       product: RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller
       vendor: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.
       physical id: 0
       bus info: pci@0000:05:00.0
       logical name: enp5s0
       version: 06
       serial: d0:50:99:67:48:9c
       size: 100Mbit/s
       capacity: 1Gbit/s
       width: 64 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: pm msi pciexpress msix vpd bus_master cap_list ethernet physical tp mii 10bt 10bt-fd 100bt 100bt-fd 1000bt 1000bt-fd autonegotiation
       configuration: autonegotiation=on broadcast=yes driver=r8169 driverversion=2.3LK-NAPI duplex=full firmware=rtl8168e-3_0.0.4 03/27/12 ip=192.168.102.233 latency=0 link=yes multicast=yes port=MII speed=100Mbit/s
       resources: irq:28 ioport:d000(size=256) memory:dc104000-dc104fff memory:dc100000-dc103fff
  *-network
       description: Wireless interface
       physical id: 1
       bus info: usb@1:4
       logical name: wlx00026fa6b7b2
       serial: 00:02:6f:a6:b7:b2
       capabilities: ethernet physical wireless
       configuration: broadcast=yes driver=r8712u ip=192.168.102.225 multicast=yes wireless=IEEE 802.11bgn
rp@bDel ~ $ iwconfig
enp5s0    no wireless extensions.

wlx00026fa6b7b2  IEEE 802.11bgn  ESSID:"WLAN1_EXT"  Nickname:"rtl_wifi"
          Mode:Managed  Frequency:2.432 GHz  Access Point: 28:C6:8E:6D:27:60   
          Bit Rate:72 Mb/s   Sensitivity:0/0 
          Retry:off   RTS thr:off   Fragment thr:off
          Power Management:off
          Link Quality=96/100  Signal level=86/100  Noise level=0/100
          Rx invalid nwid:0  Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
          Tx excessive retries:0  Invalid misc:0   Missed beacon:0

lo        no wireless extensions.

rp@bDel ~ $ ifconfig
enp5s0    Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr d0:50:99:67:48:9c 
          inet addr:192.168.102.233  Bcast:192.168.102.255  Mask:255.255.255.0
          inet6 addr: fe80::38cc:8412:f0b1:ee46/64 Scope:Link
          UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:8030 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:6707 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
          RX bytes:7099849 (7.0 MB)  TX bytes:1019233 (1.0 MB)

lo        Link encap:Local Loopback 
          inet addr:127.0.0.1  Mask:255.0.0.0
          inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
          UP LOOPBACK RUNNING  MTU:65536  Metric:1
          RX packets:569 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:569 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
          RX bytes:69125 (69.1 KB)  TX bytes:69125 (69.1 KB)

wlx00026fa6b7b2 Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:02:6f:a6:b7:b2 
          inet addr:192.168.102.225  Bcast:192.168.102.255  Mask:255.255.255.0
          inet6 addr: fe80::6e3a:97c5:431e:a1b4/64 Scope:Link
          UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:388 errors:0 dropped:101 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:439 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
          RX bytes:83323 (83.3 KB)  TX bytes:501104 (501.1 KB)

rp@bDel ~ $ sudo iwlist scan
enp5s0    Interface doesn't support scanning.

wlx00026fa6b7b2  Scan completed :
          Cell 01 - Address: 00:12:01:58:31:F0
                    ESSID:"<hidden>"
                    Protocol:IEEE 802.11bg
                    Mode:Master
                    Frequency:2.432 GHz (Channel 5)
                    Encryption key:on
                    Bit Rates:1 Mb/s; 2 Mb/s; 5.5 Mb/s; 6 Mb/s; 9 Mb/s
                              11 Mb/s; 12 Mb/s; 18 Mb/s; 24 Mb/s; 36 Mb/s
                              48 Mb/s; 54 Mb/s
                    Extra:rsn_ie=30140100000fac040100000fac040100000fac022800
                    IE: IEEE 802.11i/WPA2 Version 1
                        Group Cipher : CCMP
                        Pairwise Ciphers (1) : CCMP
                        Authentication Suites (1) : PSK
                    Signal level=100/100 
          Cell 02 - Address: 28:C6:8E:6D:27:60
                    ESSID:"WLAN1_EXT"
                    Protocol:IEEE 802.11bgn
                    Mode:Master
                    Frequency:2.432 GHz (Channel 5)
                    Encryption key:on
                    Bit Rates:1 Mb/s; 2 Mb/s; 5.5 Mb/s; 11 Mb/s; 18 Mb/s
                              24 Mb/s; 36 Mb/s; 54 Mb/s; 6 Mb/s; 9 Mb/s
                              12 Mb/s; 48 Mb/s
                    Extra:rsn_ie=30140100000fac040100000fac040100000fac020c00
                    IE: IEEE 802.11i/WPA2 Version 1
                        Group Cipher : CCMP
                        Pairwise Ciphers (1) : CCMP
                        Authentication Suites (1) : PSK
                    IE: Unknown: DD7E0050F204104A00011010440001021041000100103B000103104700109BACCEDBEE88E1B073046CE94F1036E31021000D4E4554474541522C20496E632E10230008574E33303030525010240008574E3330303052501042000230311054000800060050F204000110110008574E333030305250100800020084103C000101
                    Signal level=100/100 
          Cell 03 - Address: 84:1B:5E:40:92:E2
                    ESSID:"WLAN1_gar_EXT"
                    Protocol:IEEE 802.11bgn
                    Mode:Master
                    Frequency:2.432 GHz (Channel 5)
                    Encryption key:on
                    Bit Rates:1 Mb/s; 2 Mb/s; 5.5 Mb/s; 11 Mb/s; 18 Mb/s
                              24 Mb/s; 36 Mb/s; 54 Mb/s; 6 Mb/s; 9 Mb/s
                              12 Mb/s; 48 Mb/s
                    Extra:rsn_ie=30140100000fac040100000fac040100000fac020c00
                    IE: IEEE 802.11i/WPA2 Version 1
                        Group Cipher : CCMP
                        Pairwise Ciphers (1) : CCMP
                        Authentication Suites (1) : PSK
                    IE: Unknown: DD7E0050F204104A00011010440001021041000100103B0001031047001017AA8BF32432050BE1282F208A8DE97C1021000D4E4554474541522C20496E632E10230008574E33303030525010240008574E3330303052501042000230311054000800060050F204000110110008574E333030305250100800020084103C000101
                    Signal level=44/100 

lo        Interface doesn't support scanning.

rp@bDel ~ $ rfkill list
rp@bDel ~ $

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Re: wifi works 'sometimes'
« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2018, 06:03:33 am »
Are all three of those detected wireless access points yours ?
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Re: wifi works 'sometimes'
« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2018, 06:22:51 am »
Yes.

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Re: wifi works 'sometimes'
« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2018, 06:50:24 am »
Does wifi become stable if you switch off the two wifi extenders ?
(just temporarily as a test)
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Re: wifi works 'sometimes'
« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2018, 04:39:01 pm »
Yes.
but it connects . . slow . . about 60 seconds or so.