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Scan command failed when using "iw"
« on: April 02, 2014, 08:52:58 PM »
Hi, All:
Trying to use "iw" to configure the wifi card, it failed to do scan command and said that "operation not permitted".
Then changed to root as somebody suggested, got worse:

spirent@coast198:~$ iw dev wlan0 scan
command failed: Operation not permitted (-1)
spirent@coast198:~$ su
Password:
root@coast198:/home/spirent# iw dev wlan0 scan
command failed: Network is down (-100)

Do I miss something here that needs to be installed?
I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 server version installed on my test server, using a new WiFiAC card (ath10k driver).

Thansk!

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Scan command failed when using "iw"
« on: April 02, 2014, 08:52:58 PM »