cannot get IP working between associated ath0 & AP, what to do?

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Mon Oct 31 10:28:55 PST 2005

On 2005-10-31 19:25, Stijn Hoop <stijn at> 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 [1] it Worked With
> Windows[TM] (and on the same AP).

You haven't firewalled everything off, right?

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