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Re: [fedora-virt] wireless network connectivity



On 11/24/2009 01:46 PM, Paul Lambert wrote:
> I need some feedback as to what could be the source of my wireless
> connectivity for FE-12.  Previously, there were some serious problems with
> the wireless network software as well as the user interface using FE-12.  In
> general, these issues have been corrected.
> 
> The problem I now see is dropped connections.  This could be due to failure
> to re-authenticate or something in the driver.  I mostly see this problem
> when connecting to a Linksys WRT160N.  However, once the problem is observed
> the FE-12 will not reconnect to any wireless router unless I logoff and then
> log back on.  Or, simply reboot the computer.
> 
> It should be noted that the WRT160N has been plagued by software problems.
> In fact, you can buy an entire new OS for these and many problems go away.
> I using v3 the latest from Linksys for this device.  For the most part when
> I connect to a WRT54G I do not see these problems.
> 
> Scenario:
> After bootup the computer will connect to the WRT160N and communicate as
> expected.  The longer I stayed connected the slower the response gets.
> Eventually, when executing an "arp -a" command the system will return the
> MAC address with a <incomplete> instead of the IP address for the router.
> The computer's IP address 192.168.1.100 and the router is 10.10.10.1.  At
> this point attempting to connect to a different router (WRT54G) does not
> work either.  Only a logout or reboot corrects the problem.
> 
> I am using WPA & WPA2 Personal authentication whereas the WRT54G uses WEP.
> I am hesitant to file a bug report due to the possibility the root problem
> is not in FE-12.  However, the fact that the FE-12 network drive does not
> recover indicates something is not quite right.
> 

Wrong list? This doesn't seem virt related, maybe try fedora-list instead.

- Cole


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