A little help with WiFi

Michael P. Soulier msoulier at digitaltorque.ca
Mon Jun 27 12:37:26 UTC 2005

Thiago Robert wrote:

> Hello there! I have just intalled Ubuntu 5.04 "The Hoary Hedgehog" in
> my Sony Vaio VGN-FS660/W and I was surprise to see that it reconized
> my wireless card (Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG) no problem. I could even
> connect to a hot spot in Ubuntu but apparently I'm unable to send
> packets for some reason. Does anyone now what can be wrong?

Are you assigned an IP address? I find that while my wireless NIC comes
up sometimes it fails to do dhcp.

Try "dhclient eth0"


Michael P. Soulier <msoulier at digitaltorque.ca>
"Those who would give up esential liberty for temporary safety deserve
neither liberty nor safety." --Benjamin Franklin

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