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

Parker Boyce bytemaster at q.com
Tue Dec 2 00:47:28 UTC 2008

Karl F. Larsen wrote:
> Steve Flynn wrote:
>> On Mon, Dec 1, 2008 at 11:21 PM, Karl F. Larsen <klarsen1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>    This whole thing is a bag of worms. It has gone on enough! This guy
>>> has ZERO WiFi problems. If there is no secret word his laptop works fine
>>> both Linux and Windows.
>> Secret word? You mean Wireless Encryption Key or Public Shared Key?
>> The issue was that I couldn't see the AP when it was broadcasting on
>> ch13.. Linux could but failed to authenticate with the correct key,
>> Windows completely failed to detect the AP. That sounds like a
>> wireless issue to me, especially given that when nothing else changed
>> apart from the router moving to a new Channel, everything started
>> working.
>     For Gods sake, you change the signal source and the problem changes 
> on your computer? I should think so. But we are not talking about how 
> you change the Router your using. It is whether your computer has a 
> Wireless problem. It has none PERIOD!!!!
> Karl
Cool it. This is a mail list. I suggest you read his email a little more 
thoroughly, take a deep breath, and take a break away from the computer, 
if only for a few minutes. He knows that the only thing wrong was that 
the router was on channel 13, or at least I hope he does, so there's no 
need for chewing anyone out.
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