It is indeed quite strange. Can you try changing your usb cable?
Assuming, you want to configure edison’s wifi, I have written down steps to do the same. Kindly inform me if you you meant something else.
Steps to setup Edison’s wifi connection:
By default, edison’s network will start in AP/HotSpot mode, with
If you want to connect edison in client mode to connect to your office/home router:
Open this file: /etc/network/interfaces
Default content of the file would be:
interfaces(5) file used by ifup(8) and ifdown(8)
iface lo inet loopback
iface usb0 inet static
#iface wlan0 inet dhcp
# For WPA
# For WEP
And the following 4 lines are for when using hostapd…
iface wlan0 inet static
Now, comment out the section under
And the following 4 lines are for when using hostapd...
and uncomment following 4 lines:
iface wlan0 inet dhcp
# For WPA
Replace ssid and password according to the router you want edison to connect to.
Once done, run the following commands in edison’s terminal:
sudo systemctl disable hostapd
sudo systemctl enable wpa_supplicant