cannot get IP working between associated ath0 & AP, what to do?
matt at gsicomp.on.ca
Fri Nov 18 04:16:52 GMT 2005
> > 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, t# Wireless NIC cards
> > 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).
> >If it is using wep, set the weptxkey. I had the same problem when
> >moving from a laptop with releng_5 to a laptop with releng_6.
> I am having this same issue I believe in FreeBSD 6.0-RELEASE. I have a
> dwl-g650 "na.b5", h/w ver ":b5", f/w ver :2.54. I compiled the
> following into my kernel:
> device wlan # 802.11 support
> device ath # Atheros
> device ath_hal # Ath_hal
> device ath_rate_onoe
> device wlan
> device wlan_wep # WEP support
> I type in:
> # ifconfig ath0 channel 7 ssid gibsons wepmode on
> # ifconfig ath0 weptxkey *****etc.
> # ifconfig ath0 up
> # ifconfig ath0
> ath0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
> inet6 fe80::213:46ff:fe0f:3f66%ath0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x4
> ether 00:13:46:0f:3f:66
> media: IEEE 802.11 Wireless Ethernet autoselect (DS/11Mbps)
> status: associated
> ssid gibsons channel 7 bssid 00:0c:41:a0:2c:46
> authmode OPEN privacy ON deftxkey UNDEF txpowmax 38 protmode CTS
> bintval 100
> # ifconfig ath0 inet 192.168.107.15
> # ping 192.168.107.1
> I am unable to ping my router. (linksys bewfs42)
> It seems like i'm missing something really simple here...anyone able to
> help point me in the right direction? Thanks.
Maybe deftxkey needs to be set?
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