I ahve the wifi now so i can pack away my serial for a while.
the only things I had to do were in
iface wlan0 inet dhcp
pre-up /sbin/iwconfig $IFACE essid default power on txpower auto \
ap auto mode managed
and /etc/modprobe.conf change
alias mwlan0 cfio
alias wlan0 cfio
and all is now working :)
thanks for all your help
On Thu, 2007-07-05 at 01:48 -0700, Dave Hylands wrote:
> Hi Jason,
> > I was a default image off the web from sf.net and the u-boot is 1.1.4.
> > problem is that i cannot upgrade it to the latest without a serial port.
> > RMA/ re flash is out as I am in Australia and freight back would be
> > high.
> Hmm. I took my rev 1131 robostix with a connex, and loaded the 1161
> factory u-boot and 1161 rootfs.
> I used this adapter:
> and connected Tx, Rx, and Gnd, and everything worked fine.
> The 10k resistor patch wasn't applied, and is in fact only needed is
> no serial adapter is used.
> If you connect the Tx to the Rx on your usb-to-serial adapter can you
> see what you type? And then disconnect the Tx from Rx and no longer
> see what you type (just wanting to make sure that usb-to-serial
> adapter is working properly).
> If you have a problem, it's most likely to be with the robostix and
> not the gumstix.
> Aside: In reviewing all of this stuff, I did discover a potential
> problem. The LDD11 pin is being driven by the robostix and by the
> gumstix. The input to the LDD11 line comes from the robostix, but when
> the robostix isn't running then that pin is floating.
> So, I think we need to change a couple of the u-boot defaults, and
> ideally, the ATM_IRQ line should have a pullup(or pulldown) resistor
> on it, to keep it from floating.
> I see your reply came in as I was typing this, but I'm still going to
> send this anyways.