Wifi not working (Solved--Sort of...)
On Jul 29, 2010, at 5:57 PM, Phil Savoie <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Doesn't it look like the wpa connection is successful?
>> It says: " Activation (wlan0/wireless) Stage 2 of 5 (Device Configure)
>> successful. Connected to wireless network 'pszone'."
>> Only stages 3/4 (the DHCP part) seems to fail...
>> The DHCPDISCOVER times out.
>> Google says that some people with linksys DHCP problems in linux rebooted it or
>> flashed it...
> Thanks for you reply. On further googling, I found that similar cards
> had the same problem. It seems that if one does a tcpdump in another
> terminal while using NM it works. I even got the latest firmware on the
> what works:
> tcpdump -i wlan0 host <hostname>
> Then run NM and voila! I was able to connect. I wonder why the card has
> to be in promiscuous mode to work?
> Anyone have any thoughts?
Don't know, but I think there is an option you can put in your interface file to bring it up in promiscuous mode. Try that and see if NM can grab it on boot.
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