Re: wireless connection issue
- From: "G. " <pegngaryubuntu@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 12 Jun 2011 18:05:57 +0200
On Sun, Jun 12, 2011 at 7:56 AM, Nils Kassube <kassube@xxxxxxx> wrote:
I am in France having trouble connecting to a particular wifi device.
Called a Freebox. My wireless adapter can connect to other wireless
devices except the one in this flat (which I connect to with a
cable). I can connect with Windows7 (wife insists on using). So
there is nothing wrong with the device, I should say.
wlan0 802.11bg ESSID:"Bouygues Telecom Wi-Fi"
Nickname:"rtl8191SEVA2" Mode:Managed Frequency=2.412 GHz Access
Point: 02:1F:9F:BB:80:CA Bit Rate=36 Mb/s
I am connected here to Bouygues telecom but I can not access the
I suppose you use the network manager applet which Ubuntu uses by
default. Some people have more luck using wicd instead of network
manager. If you install wicd, please remove the network manager packages
because they may be in conflict if both try to use the wireless
interface. But before you try wicd, what is the output of these
That should at least clarify if you got the needed network configuration
via DHCP. The route -n command should give you the IP address of the
access point. You should be able to ping that address. If that works,
you can test the name resolution with
Another option would be to reset the access point (disconnect the power)
but I'm not so sure it would help.
When I search for Additional Drivers I do not show proprietary
drivers in use. I thought Realtek would show up on the list. I
would reinstall if I could.
As you can connect to other access points, it is unlikely that the
driver is the problem.
Nils, here are the outputs. I also doubt the driver is the problem.
Other networks on the list give me login window on the browser so I am
connecting to those routers.
Kernel IP routing table
Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref Use Iface
22.214.171.124 0.0.0.0 255.255.255.0 U 1 0 0 eth0
126.96.36.199 0.0.0.0 255.255.240.0 U 2 0 0 wlan0
169.254.0.0 0.0.0.0 255.255.0.0 U 1000 0 0 wlan0
0.0.0.0 188.8.131.52 0.0.0.0 UG 0 0 0 eth0
peg@pegubuntu:~$ cat /etc/resolv.conf
# Generated by NetworkManager
# NOTE: the libc resolver may not support more than 3 nameservers.
# The nameservers listed below may not be recognized.
I can connect fine by cable.
Thanks for your help
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