Re: WiFi Problems (It doesn't work properly)
David R. Litwin wrote:
> Plug the system you're having trouble with into the router with an
>> cable, make sure you have a connection. Then do:
> Kernel IP routing table
> Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref Use Iface
> 188.8.131.52 <http://184.108.40.206> *
> 255.255.255.255<http://255.255.255.255>UH 0 0 0 ppp0
> default 220.127.116.11 <http://18.104.22.168> 0.0.0.0 <http://0.0.0.0> UG 0
> 0 0 ppp0
ppp0? Must be pppoe. That's a bit of a clue. Too bad I don't know
anything about pppoe. Surely you configured it yourself, though, at some
> cat /etc/resolv.conf
> nameserver 22.214.171.124 <http://126.96.36.199>
> nameserver 188.8.131.52 <http://184.108.40.206>
> search no-domain-set.bellcanada
So your wired connection is _not_ using the wireless router's DNS.
> cat /var/lib/dhcp*/*.leases
None of those look good - nothing like the wired session. In fact, not even
a lease for the wired session.
> Compare the results. They
>> should be exactly the same except for the metric & iface columns in the
>> "route" output, the actual IP issued in the lease, and the interface the
>> lease is for.
>> If you don't get an IP at all wirelessly, then try: "dhclient ath0" (or
>> whatever the wireless iface is) and report back.
> I started to use dhclient ath0. It seems to work, I don't know what else I
> can do, so I do that.
Seems to work? You mean you get an internet connection?