Networking Problem - Firewall blocking traffic from Ubuntu but allows Windows

Anoop John anoopjohn at
Tue Jun 23 20:33:17 UTC 2009

> I wonder if there is a mac mismatch. You might have a look at the mac
> address in ifconfig and 'cat /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules'
> on the laptop and in the router while in ubuntu to see if the mac
> address matches the one in Windows.

The Wifi access is authenticated using MAC and both Ubuntu and Windows
were able to get Wifi connected and DHCP requests granted. I had also
verified the MAC in both windows as well as Ubuntu. But for the casing
there was no difference.


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