wifi hotspot problem w Maverick

O. Sinclair o.sinclair at gmail.com
Fri Jan 7 14:59:35 UTC 2011


On 07/01/2011 16:36, Tom H wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 7, 2011 at 3:41 AM, O. Sinclair<o.sinclair at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> On 07/01/2011 10:32, Tom H wrote:
>>> On Fri, Jan 7, 2011 at 1:22 AM, O. Sinclair<o.sinclair at gmail.com>    wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Running 10.10 I have a, to me, new problem with connecting to a wifi
>>>> hotspot system that have worked in earlier versions.
>>>>
>>>> I connect to the unsecured router w/o problems. Normally you then open a
>>>> browser, try to go to any site and gets redirected to a login page from
>>>> the
>>>> provider. This worked in 9.10 and 10.04, though come to think of it I had
>>>> another computer last time I was here.
>>>>
>>>> In any case it works in Windows 7 with same computer and wifichips
>>>> (Broadcomm, sadly). In Kubuntu I connect, try to open a page and it hangs
>>>> nicely on "looking up whatever.com". No activity on the network can be
>>>> seen, nothing in logs. Have tried using Networkmanager and Wicd, no
>>>> difference.
>>>
>>> Are you using the hotspot's DNS server(s)?
>>>
>> yes, they get set when I connect
>
> Can you ping or traceroute to the hotspot's DHCP and DNS servers?
>
> If you know the login page's url, can you access it with
> "http://ip_address/..."?
>
sorry clarification:
I can ping and traceroute inside the LAN address segment but no 
nslookup. Anything outside LAN segment does not work be it ping, 
traceroute, nslookup etc etc





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