I have got my wifi working using these configs:
allow-hotplug wlan0
auto wlan0
iface wlan0 inet dhcp
        pre-up /sbin/iwconfig wlan0 essid any
        wireless_mode managed
but I have to do ifup wlan0 every time I connect, meaning I have to connect to the gumstix via serial first in order to get wifi.
what should I change so that I could have wifi on automatically?

On 31 July 2011 00:17, William Pretty Security Inc <bill.pretty@xplornet.com> wrote:

Hi Nick;


There have been a number of posts regarding wireless and the Overo fire.


Also if you want t compile native code, it is probably easier to just add it to the image recipe

and re-build the image with the code already installed.


There were some links on the wiki telling how to do this. Not sure if they are still there …

You want “task-native-sdk” as a minimum. There is also additional support for Perl, Java, etc.


Good luck.




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From: Nick Starzicki [mailto:nick2501@gmail.com]
Sent: Saturday, July 30, 2011 3:52 PM
To: gumstix-users@lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: [Gumstix-users] Wireless


Hi  i am new to gumstix
Made my bootable sd card for my overo fire, and i would like to install gcc compiler for native compilling. From what i read this can be done easily if overo is connected to network by wifi(i have summit board) and then download files.easily. But i have spent a week on trying to configure it with no luck. Would appreciate any help


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