Wireless issues, but oddly the opposite of what you normally hear....

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Mon Dec 1 22:27:30 UTC 2008

On 12/01/2008 02:07 PM, Steve Flynn wrote:
> The difference is that today the router is braodcasting on Channel 1.
> I've not made any amendments to it (the router) but I now see it in
> both Vista and Linux on Channel 1. The gven password, which refused to
> authenticate under Linux last week is now working in both OS'es.
> I'm in the UK, where Channel 13 is legit.
> Overall I'm stumped as to why a UK configured Vista won't see a Ch 13
> router yet Linux would (but not authenticate). I'm also stumped why
> the router has switched channels, apparently by itself as the landlady
> has no idea of what a channel is, let alone as to how to change it.

My _guess_ would be that it you check the router, the channel selection
is probably set to 'Auto' and at some point had switched to 13.

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