WiFi card works but no connection

C Hamel yogich at sc2000.net
Wed Oct 18 15:19:49 BST 2006

On Wednesday 18 October 2006 04:10, Eric Lemoine wrote:
> You could try to specify the access point in /etc/network/interfaces:
> # The primary network interface
> auto eth0
> iface eth0 inet dhcp
> wireless_essid <your_access_point>
> Before modifying /etc/network/interfaces, do "sudo ifdown eth0" to
> bring eth0 down. And after modifying /etc/network/interfaces, do "sudo
> ifup eth0" to bring eth0 back up.
> Hope this helps,
> --
> Eric
BTW:  I forgot to mention that when I issue the command...
# dhcpcd eth0
...the output is as follows:
DHCPDISCOVER on eth0 to port 67 interval x
...where x is different because it retries many tims, every couple seconds, or 

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