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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.

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Re: wifi works 'sometimes'
« Reply #5 on: August 05, 2018, 09:15:01 pm »
do you have any cordless phones where you are at? if so you might want to check what freq they are using if they are close to your wireless freq it may cause some interference