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PostPosted: Tue Sep 17, 2013 11:48 am    Post subject: Centrino Wireless-N 135 no wireless extensions. Reply with quote

I compiled iwlwifi as a mdoule and the interface wlp5s0 appeared. however: iwconfig says there are no wireless extensions.
anyone have any ideas?
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 17, 2013 6:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi,

I had the same issue. If I remember correctly enabling kernel option CONFIG_CFG80211_WEXT solved the issue.

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 17, 2013 7:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

yeah, wext is disabled by default in kernel now. see "wifi" wiki on official gentoo wiki@ wiki.gentoo.org
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