dell wireless 1450 low signal

Corné Boele corneb1991 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 7 02:25:09 CDT 2008


I played a bit with iwconfig and I discoverd that I couldn't set channel 12
and 13.
So I changed the channel to 2 in my AP and now it's working 100%.
Thanks for pointing me to iwconfig.

2008/7/5 <linux-desktops-request at dell.com>:

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> Date: Fri, 4 Jul 2008 19:08:05 +0200
> From: Francois Boisson <user at maison.homelinux.net>
> Subject: Re: dell wireless 1450 low signal
> To: linux-desktops at dell.com
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> Le Fri, 4 Jul 2008 17:45:10 +0100
> "Tom Chiverton" <tom.chiverton at gmail.com> a ?crit:
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> > 2008/7/4 Corn? Boele <corneb1991 at gmail.com>:
> > > But when I plug the adapter in on my laptop and walk away from the
> access
> > > point, the signal stays.
> > > I don't have any problems under XP.
> >
> > Maybe the txpower is low - iwconfig will tell you, and may also let you
> set
> > it.
>
> You can try using
> # iwconfig wlan0 ap 00:08:12:ac:ef:12
>
> if your access point is  00:08:12:ac:ef:12 and your interface is wlan0
> (adapt
> to your configuration), this will help with bad signal.
>
> Fran?ois Boisson
>
>
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> Message: 2
> Date: Fri, 04 Jul 2008 17:42:39 -0500
> From: Larry Alkoff <labradley at mindspring.com>
> Subject: How to stop wandering cursor in Kubuntu Linux Dell 1420
> To: Dell <linux-desktops at dell.com>
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> My cursor jumps all over the place in Kubuntu Linux on my Dell 1420 laptop.
>
> I've read about a fix for Ubuntu but can't see how to apply it to Kubuntu.
>
> The fix talks about editing /etc/X11/xorg.conf which I have done
> and
>
> Now, navigate to System > Preferences > Sessions
> and click on "Add". Name it something like "Touchpad Syndaemon", the
> description can be "Disables touchpad while typing", and the all important
> command you need is "syndaemon -i 1 -d -t -K".
>
>
> There is no such thing as System > Preferences > Sessions in Kubuntu
> and I don't know what that gui thing does.
>
> I'd greatly appreciate if anyone could point me to a fix or just explain
> what System > Preferences > Sessions does in Ubuntu so I could fix it on
> the command line in Kubuntu.
>
> Larry
>
>
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> Date: Sat, 5 Jul 2008 16:27:06 +0300
> From: "Zalunin Pavel" <wr4bbit at gmail.com>
> Subject: Dell Inspiron 1520 Bluetooth trouble
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> Hey
> i've inspiron 1520 and gentoo
> inside laptop i've Broadcom BCM2045B2 bt adapter
> #hcitool dev
> Devices:
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> Date: Sat, 5 Jul 2008 09:47:42 -0500
> From: <Mario_Limonciello at Dell.com>
> Subject: RE: Dell Inspiron 1520 Bluetooth trouble
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> Hello:
>
> On non Ubuntu machines, you may need bluez-utils CVS to activate
> Dell/Broadcom BT adapters.
>
> Regards
>
> Mario Limonciello
> Dell | Linux Engineering
> Mario_Limonciello at Dell.com
>
>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux-desktops-bounces at dell.com on behalf of Zalunin Pavel
> Sent: Sat 7/5/2008 8:27 AM
> To: linux-desktops
> Subject: Dell Inspiron 1520 Bluetooth trouble
>
> Hey
> i've inspiron 1520 and gentoo
> inside laptop i've Broadcom BCM2045B2 bt adapter
> #hcitool dev
> Devices:
> #
>
>
>
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> Message: 5
> Date: Sat, 5 Jul 2008 19:43:38 +0300
> From: "Zalunin Pavel" <wr4bbit at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: Dell Inspiron 1520 Bluetooth trouble
> To: linux-desktops at lists.us.dell.com
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> hi
>
> i tried but it doesn't helps
> so , i don't see next in my lsusb output:
>  Bus 005 Device 015: ID 0a5c:4503 Broadcom Corp.
>  Bus 005 Device 014: ID 0a5c:4502 Broadcom Corp.
>  Bus 005 Device 012: ID 0a5c:4500 Broadcom Corp.
> but i don't see "Bus 005 Device 013: ID 413c:8126 Dell Computer Corp." i
> read on http://gentoo-wiki.com/Dell_XPS_M1330#BlueTooth that i must boot
> into windows and switch bluetooth on in windows. but i have only gentoo
> installed. is there any way to switch it from linux? i what means switch
> bluetooth on?) i don't understand. hardware radio  switcher is switched on
>
> thanx
>
>
> 2008/7/5 <Mario_Limonciello at dell.com>:
>
> > Hello:
> >
> > On non Ubuntu machines, you may need bluez-utils CVS to activate
> > Dell/Broadcom BT adapters.
> >
> > Regards
> >
> > Mario Limonciello
> > Dell | Linux Engineering
> > Mario_Limonciello at Dell.com
> >
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: linux-desktops-bounces at dell.com on behalf of Zalunin Pavel
> > Sent: Sat 7/5/2008 8:27 AM
> > To: linux-desktops
> > Subject: Dell Inspiron 1520 Bluetooth trouble
> >
> > Hey
> > i've inspiron 1520 and gentoo
> > inside laptop i've Broadcom BCM2045B2 bt adapter
> > #hcitool dev
> > Devices:
> > #
> >
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