Re: wireless connection issues
On Mon, 10 May 2010, Frank Zimmermann wrote:
> The router is a Speedport W 303V
Can you access that router from your wife's box (Ubuntu 8.10 with network
manager) and have a look at the dhcp logs? Something (client maybe) may
be eating up all available ip-addresses. Or there's a buggy dhcp-server
on your router. It's, not at all, an unusual scenario :(
I avoid using gnome network manager. It's too buggy :( It's trying to do
too much too often :( Imitating winblows, on the negative side, perhaps?
wicd is _the_ better choice, IMNSHO. wicd should be available on ubuntu.
If it's not available on 8.10, you may consider upgrading your wife's box
to a more recent ubuntu vesion.
> It does work the other way round though!
The other way around being: your box "Debian/sid with wicd" starting upp
first and your wife's "Ubuntu 8.10" afterwords? That would fit my
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