cannot get IP working between associated ath0 & AP, what to do?
stijn at win.tue.nl
Mon Oct 31 10:41:01 PST 2005
On Mon, Oct 31, 2005 at 08:28:51PM +0200, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> On 2005-10-31 19:25, Stijn Hoop <stijn at win.tue.nl> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have an SMC PCMCIA wireless adapter, model SMCWCB-G, based on an
> > Atheros 5212 chipset, in a laptop running a fresh install of FreeBSD
> > 6.0-RC1.
> > The card associates fine, but then fails to send any IP packets in the
> > air, or at least that's what I presume is going on. I cannot ping the
> > AP, I cannot get a lease using DHCP, basically the only thing I can do
> > is associate. I think it does associate because when I set an invalid
> > wep key, the status changes back to 'no carrier'. Setting a static IP
> > address does not help.
> > Any hints on where I might go from here to debug this? I know the
> > setup should work because in a previous life  it Worked With
> > Windows[TM] (and on the same AP).
> You haven't firewalled everything off, right?
Good call! I certainly hope not. I haven't touched the AP since
getting it working with the same laptop in Windows, at least none of
its firewall rules. I'll triplecheck asap though.
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