Trying to set up wireless networking
walterhurry at gmail.com
Thu Feb 20 19:20:55 UTC 2014
Waitman Gobble wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 5:33 PM, Walter Hurry <walterhurry at gmail.com> wrote:
>> This is a fresh installation of 10.0-RELEASE (amd64).
>> Despite following the relevant section in the handbook, I can't seem to
>> get wireless networking (at home) set up properly.
>> The router is on 192.168.1.1, using WEP (yes, I know) and I am trying to
>> give FreeBSD a fixed IP address of 192.168.1.3.
>> Here is the output of ifconfig wlan0:
>> wlan0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 1500
>> ether 0c:ee:e6:80:ed:52
>> inet 192.168.1.3 netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast 192.168.1.255
>> inet6 fe80::eee:e6ff:fe80:ed52%wlan0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x4
>> nd6 options=29<PERFORMNUD,IFDISABLED,AUTO_LINKLOCAL>
>> media: IEEE 802.11 Wireless Ethernet MCS mode 11ng
>> status: associated
>> ssid daddysnetwork channel 7 (2442 MHz 11g ht/20) bssid
>> regdomain 101 indoor ecm authmode OPEN privacy ON deftxkey 1
>> wepkey 1:104-bit txpower 20 bmiss 7 scanvalid 60 protmode CTS
>> ampdulimit 64k ampdudensity 4 shortgi wme burst
>> But when I try, for example, to ping 188.8.131.52 (Google's public DNS), all
>> packets are lost.
>> What am I doing wrong? What other information should I provide?
> hi, did you try:
>> route add default 192.168.1.1
Thanks for the reply. It gives the response:
add net default: gateway 192.168.1.1 fib 0: route already in table
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