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Re: Broadcom Wireless Woes with FC10



Daniel Normolle wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I have a fresh install of FC10 on a Dell XPS laptop with a Broadcom
> network controller (from lspci):
> 
> 0b:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4328 802.11a/b/g/n
> (rev 03)
> 
<-------------------[ snip ]------------------------------>
> 
> Using iwlist eth1 scan, I can see a dozen access points, including
> mine.  But
> I can't make a connection.  The system log tells the story:
> 
> Apr 10 23:03:24 host-148 dhclient: DHCPDISCOVER on eth1 to
> 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 6
> Apr 10 23:03:30 host-148 dhclient: DHCPDISCOVER on eth1 to
> 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 10
> Apr 10 23:03:40 host-148 dhclient: DHCPDISCOVER on eth1 to
> 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 13
> Apr 10 23:03:53 host-148 dhclient: DHCPDISCOVER on eth1 to
> 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 16
> Apr 10 23:04:09 host-148 dhclient: DHCPDISCOVER on eth1 to
> 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 9
> Apr 10 23:04:18 host-148 dhclient: DHCPDISCOVER on eth1 to
> 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 7
> Apr 10 23:04:25 host-148 dhclient: No DHCPOFFERS received.
> 
> There is one other odd thing; on the iwlist scan, my access point comes
> up twice,
> once with the correct MAC, and once with some other MAC I can't
> identify.  I've never
> seen that before.
> 
> So near, yet so far!  Any ideas?  Thanks in advance!
> 
> dpn
> 
Dumb question - are you using WEP/WPA? If so, did you enter your
key? I have seen problems like this when using a private key and the
wireless router is set in the restricted mode. (You can only connect
with the shared key.)

Mikkel
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