Wireless problem after update- Problem Solved
mionescu at math.uiowa.edu
Fri Nov 19 20:36:14 UTC 2004
Actually it was my fault. I played with some services (bluetooth and
irda) and because I enabled them yesterday it seemed to cause trouble
with my wireless card.
Marius Ionescu wrote:
> I discovered that the wireless works for about 3-5 seconds after I get
> an IP address. After that, even thoug everything (gnome network
> monitor, gkrellm) indicates that I am still online, nothing gets
> thorugh. When I try "ping yahoo.com" it hangs for ever. If I do
> ifconfig, it shows an ip address, but with lots of TX/RX errors. Do
> you think that selinux may have to do anything with this?
> I appreciate any suggestion,
> thank you,
> Marius Ionescu wrote:
>> I am using an orinoco gold pcmcia card to connect to my university's
>> wireless network. In order to make it work with the encryption, I
>> have to download the latest version of the orinoco driver (0.15rc2)
>> and compile it. I had no trouble doing this in FC2 and FC3 until
>> yesterday. Yesterday I did an update everything using up2date, and
>> since then I can not connect to the network. I use xsupplicant and
>> when I do "dhclient eth1" I obtain an ip address, and it seems like
>> I am connected to the network, but nothing goes through. If I do
>> iwconfig, I can see that I get also a key.
>> I have no trouble using the wired connection. I tried to stop
>> iptables, but this didn't help.
>> Do you have any idea?
>> Thank you,
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