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Re: Unstable wireless connection in Etch

On Thursday 31 January 2008 18:57:28 Amit Uttamchandani wrote:
> Hey guys,
> I have Etch running like a charm here. But recently I've been
> experiencing some unstable wireless connection on this laptop. Here are
> a few notes of the issue:
>  * Connection suddenly is lost and goes to 0/92 (according to sudo
> iwconfig) * Started occurring randomly during the past month.
>  * Rebooting the system does not solve the issue.
>  * The wireless connection would suddenly come back up after a random
> interval of time. * Closing the laptop lid and opening it again seems
> to quicken the time the wireless connection would come up. * Laptop
> Specs: 500MHz PowerBook G4, 512MB RAM, Debian Etch
> Does it sound like a hardware issue? How can I restart the "wireless
> subsystem?"

restarting your network, '/etc/init.d/networking restart' assuming all is 
well with the interfaces file.

Greg Madden

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