Wireless does not see Internet [was: PSK recovery?]
p3nndrag0n at gmail.com
Thu Sep 17 00:32:46 UTC 2009
On Wednesday 16 September 2009 22:55:18 Fred Roller wrote:
> James Takac wrote:
> > [snip]
> > Hi Fred
> > Alas that didn't work. It's a pitty I can't test the wireless off the
> > live cd else I'd have tried that too. It still gets the dchp and I just
> > installed hard-info on that system hoping to see what the wireless chip
> > is thinking maybe a driver issue? didn't see the chip info but I see it's
> > sent and receiving info over time. And interestingly vista and ubuntu
> > have shared that laptop for over a year without any wireless before this.
> > The other thing I think might be a partially corrupted system so am
> > considering (but don't want to if I can avoid it) is a complete
> > reinstall. Still looking to the router wont hurt ;) Maybe it's there
> > James
The above shoulda said without any wireless probs
> I feel your pain. When first learning Linux I crashed my system several
> times. Kid with a new toy ;-) I poked and proded every nook and
> crany. As a result I learned a partition layout and a few tweeks that
> took the pain out of rebuilding. How ever, in your case, if you do go
> down that road, you could maybe move your important stuff to some of the
> windows machines. As I recall you have internal network connectivity.
> If the Vista machines have the space save your /home directory. See if
> you can establish a shared folder.
> Also take a look at "The perfect build" on how to forge:
> This helps me cut down on looking for packages to get a lot things
> working. You don't need everything, but it makes for a nice checklist.
> Hopefully someone else might have some insight. Wish I could have been
> more helpful.
> "Life is like linux, simple. If you are fighting it you are doing
> something wrong."
might try 9.04 as of yet as well. Still gotta download that
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