I had some similar issues and was able to work through them.  What does your /etc/network/interfaces file look like (any uncommented wlan0 entries)?

Brett
On Sep 19, 2011 5:58 PM, "joncoops" <joncoops@yahoo.com> wrote:
>
>
> I am trying to get the WiFi working on my Overo Fire follwoing the
> instructions posted at http://wiki.gumstix.org/index.php?title=Overo_Wifi
> and I am getting problems at boot. Once I remove networkmanager the wlan0
> interface does not seem to come up until some time after the boot sequence
> has completed and as a result several of the boot steps fail. I can get the
> WiFi to work if I restart the network after boot /etc/init.d/networking
> restart although it sometimes takes a couple of attempts. I am assuming the
> hardware is good, but that there is something flaky with the kernel or
> driver, any pointers on debuging or fixing the problem would be much
> appreciated.
>
> Below are the boot errors I am seeing.
>
>
> [snip]
> usbcore: registered new interface driver option
> option: v0.7.2:USB Driver for GSM modems
> lib80211: common routines for IEEE802.11 drivers
> cfg80211: Calling CRDA to update world regulatory domain
> libertas_sdio: Libertas SDIO driver
> libertas_sdio: Copyright Pierre Ossman
> Remounting root file system...
>
> udevadm settle - timeout of 8 seconds reached, the event queue contains:
>
> /sys/devices/platform/omap/omap_hsmmc.0/mmc_host/mmc0/mmc0:b368/block/mmcblk0
> (639)
>
> /sys/devices/platform/omap/omap_hsmmc.0/mmc_host/mmc0/mmc0:b368/block/mmcblk0/mmcblk0p1
> (640)
>
> /sys/devices/platform/omap/omap_hsmmc.0/mmc_host/mmc0/mmc0:b368/block/mmcblk0/mmcblk0p2
> (641)
>
> /sys/devices/platform/omap/omap_hsmmc.1/mmc_host/mmc1/mmc1:0001/mmc1:0001:1
> (644)
> Caching udev devnodes
> Populating dev cache
> NET: Registered protocol family 10
> ALSA: Restoring mixer settings...
> Cleaning: /etc/network/run/ifstate.
> Configuring network interfaces... Error for wireless request "Set Encode"
> (8B2A) :
>    SET failed on device wlan0 ; No such device.
> Failed to bring up wlan0.
> done.
> Starting portmap daemon: portmap.
> [snip]
> ...
> [snip]
> Starting GPE display manager: gpe-dm
>
> .---O---.
> |       |                  .-.           o o
> |   |   |-----.-----.-----.| |   .----..-----.-----.
> |       |     | __  |  ---'| '--.|  .-'|     |     |
> |   |   |  |  |     |---  ||  --'|  |  |  '  | | | |
> '---'---'--'--'--.  |-----''----''--'  '-----'-'-'-'
>                -'  |
>                '---'
>
> The Angstrom Distribution overo ttyO2
>
> Angstrom 2011.03 overo ttyO2
>
> overo login: libertas: 00:19:88:3e:7e:d2, fw 9.70.7p0, cap 0x00000303
> libertas_sdio mmc1:0001:1: wlan0: Features changed: 0x00004800 -> 0x00004000
> libertas: wlan0: Marvell WLAN 802.11 adapter
> libertas: assoc: bss   (null) not in scan results
> ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): wlan0: link is not ready
>
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