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Re: Wifi dies about once an hour. Bug in update ?



On Tue, 2009-02-03 at 18:06 -0700, Craig White wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-02-03 at 17:49 -0700, Linuxguy123 wrote:
> > My wifi dies about once an hour.  The only way I can get it working
> > again is to reboot.  Very irritating. 
> > 
> > I was on the road this weekend.  When I got to my destination I used
> > Start->Administration->Network Configuration to change the ESSID for
> > wlan0.  I saved it and restarted wlan0.  It worked fine.  I've done this
> > a bunch of times in the past without any problems.
> > 
> > I got home late last night.  This morning I edited my ESSID and
> > restarted wlan0.  It worked fine for an hour, then it died.  I tried all
> > sorts of ways to restart it, but the only way I could get it to run
> > again was to reboot.   I've been rebooting about once an hour ever
> > since.
> > 
> > I'm running F10, all updates, KDE, etc.  I am not running a network
> > manager.  
> > 
> > uname -a
> > Linux localhost.localdomain 2.6.27.12-170.2.5.fc10.i686 #1 SMP Wed Jan
> > 21 02:09:37 EST 2009 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
> > 
> > I downloaded a bunch of F10 updates on the weekend.  I don't think I
> > restarted my laptop.  Has anyone else had a problem with their wifi
> > quitting since installing some of the recent updates ?
> > 
> > How do I fix my wifi network problem ?
> > 
> > Thanks.
> > 
> > Aside: I'd love to have a network manager like what is shipped with F10
> > Live, but I've never been able to figure out how to get it running.  If
> > anyone knows, I'd like to tackle that once I get wlan0 running stable. 
> ----
> perhaps that is your problem...your dhcp lease runs out and there's no
> service to handle getting a new lease.

Which service do I enable to get a new lease ?  Wifi networking has
worked fine prior to this ever since I installed F10. I had a similar
problem in F8 though.  



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