Just need a little help to get on to Internet with Wireless PCMCIA card in FC2

Edward edward at tripled.iinet.net.au
Tue Jan 18 03:18:07 UTC 2005

Rebel wrote:
> Hi,
> I installed FC 2 and had lot of problem with PCMCIA
> card.
> I finally managed to start my PCMCIA card (Xircom)
> (using /etc/rc.d/init.d/pcmcia restart ) but
> I still cannot log on to internet. If i ping
> www.yahoo.com
> I am not on the network however I can see the ssid of
> the network I tried to put using
> ifconfig eth0 essid linksys
> and iwconfig shows me the details for this ssid as 
> eth0 < ...>
> wifi0 <...>
> Am I missing something to get on to internet? I do see
> that this laptop is in the clients in my router table
> entries but I cannot ping it either from another
> machin e. Its not responding!!
> Please help!
> Thanks
> Rebel

Bad explanation of the setup you really have, but the way you say things 
I'm going to assume you're trying to connect to a broadband router 

Check your routing table and ifconfig to see if the gateway and DNS ip 
listings are correct for the router.


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