I think you can do a lsmod and modprobe -l | grep libertas to see if the wifi driver is installed. If not you can try flashing a newer stable image and see if wireless works.
I get a:
wlan0: unknown interface: No such device
sorry for the delay. I was out of town on a family vacation.
This is with the /etc/network/interfaces as shown below.
Do you know of a command where I can verify the kernel has seen the actual
From: Neil MacMunn [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Monday, March 14, 2011 6:54 PM
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Subject: Re: [Gumstix-users] Wireless not found on stock image.
Try ifconfig wlan0 up.
I've had a similar problem with ifup in the past.
On 11-03-10 08:35 PM, Alan Brumley wrote:
> I apologize in advance for regurgitating so much information, I'm just
> trying to help speed things along.
> I've looked for a two nights now and can't find a solution to unstick me
> on this problem. Thanks for any help you can give.
> I have an overo fire and a tobi board. It just arrived from gumstix
> last week and is running the factory firmware that came with it.
> I'm trying to use the wired ethernet controller as well as the wifi
> Out of the box, the wired connection seems to be happy as eth1
> eth1 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:15:C9:28:D9:C1