newbie question

Bob Schmidt bob58523 at
Fri Nov 5 11:35:31 UTC 2010

Thanks for the suggestion...

I did try to move it around to no avail. It is very strange, everything
including the wireless was working fine, now the computer cannot seem to
log on to the wireless network. It 

On Fri, 2010-11-05 at 03:06 -0400, Doug wrote:picks the network up,
almost 100% signal strength, but cannot connect. I have triple checked
password, etc. and everything is correct. I'm not sure what has
happened. I hate to reinstall, because everything else is almost


> On 11/05/2010 02:39 AM, Bob Schmidt wrote:
> > Hi All,
> >
> > I installed ubuntu 10.10 on my hp dv9260 x64 and everything worked
> > flawlessly, including wireless. I even have skype working out of the box
> > which is very unusual for me anyway.
> >
> > But now after a few days, for some reason my wireless will not connect.
> > It sees the wireless network, but it will not connect. I can plug in a
> > ethernet cable and everything works fine, it is just wireless.
> >
> > Any ideas?
> >
> > Bob
> >
> >    
> Maybe you're getting some sort of broad-band interference at 2.4GHz. Do 
> you have
> any other "wi-fi" stuff that uses that band and still works?  Also, try 
> moving either the
> sender or the receiver a foot or two.  There can be fairly steep nulls, 
> and you may
> be in one.  (That's why some of the "wii-fi" gear has two antennas--to 
> try and beat
> the null problem.)
> --doug
> Blessed are the peacemakers...for they shall be shot at from both sides. 
> --A. M. Greeley

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