1

I am having a problem with configuring wifi on Arch. There are completely no wireless extensions. When I run iwconfig the result is:

lo     no wireless extensions
eno1   no wireless extensions

Anyone with a solution?

  • iwconfig is depreciated. What do you get when you run ip -a? Please post the result in the Question by clicking edit instead of clicking [Add Comment] since comments pile up and scroll off the page. – K7AAY May 23 at 23:10
  • 2
    What is your machine and wireless card hardware? As well as the full output from ip -a link and/or iwconfig – bu5hman May 23 at 23:41
1

First, check if the device has been blocked at start up:

rfkill list

If so, unblock it:

rfkill unblock wifi

Next, try to find out your wifi device:

lspci

If you assume the brand of your wifi device, you might go looking for it with grep, e.g.

lspci | grep -i broadcom

If you found out your wifi device, post it here, so we can do the next steps (loading the correct modules, etc.).

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.