Wifi does not work

pCP Team 5 December 2020 pCP 6.1.0 FAQ

A list of common Wifi issues #

  • Wrong password.
  • Wrong SSID.
  • Wifi adapter does not support Wifi channel selected on Wifi router.
  • USB Wifi adapter and built-in Wifi adapter both trying to run at the same time.
  • Some audio cards interfere with Raspberry Pi built-in Wifi adapters.
  • Wifi drivers are gradually changing from “wext” to “nl80211” standard.
  • Kernel upgrades can break USB Wifi drivers. Unfortunately, we can not test all USB Wifi drivers prior to each piCorePlayer release.
Please report any issue.

Diagnostics #

  • Check the Wifi MAC and IP addresses have been set by looking at [Wifi settings] > “Wifi information”. For example:
	Wifi MAC: dc:a6:32:00:2a:4d
	Wifi IP:
  • For more Wifi diagnostics information click on [Wifi settings] > “Set Wifi configuration” > [Dignostics].

More information #

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