Wireless NIC in FreeBSD 6.0 ?

Erik Nørgaard norgaard at locolomo.org
Sun Dec 25 03:53:56 PST 2005

Yuan Jue wrote:

>         inet netmask 0xfffffe00 broadcast
>         ether 00:11:85:1b:21:79
>         media: IEEE 802.11 Wireless Ethernet autoselect (OFDM/36Mbps)
>         status: associated
>         ssid A314b channel 11 bssid 00:09:5b:d1:fa:c4
>         authmode OPEN privacy OFF txpowmax 30 protmode CTS bintval 100
> PING ( 56 data bytes
> ping: send to: No route to host
> it means I cannot connect to the internet even when I have got the
> wireless card an IP address using DHCP. WHY?
> can anybody help on this? any suggestion would be much appreciated.

Take a close look at the ip/broadcast of your nic and the ip of the host 
  you're trying to ping.

Your NIC:
Your DNS:

They are not on the same network as far as I can see.

Now, check that you have the default route set,

# route -n get default

Cheers, Erik

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