Default OM settings, no lan messed up
rdmyers at mtpalomar.net
Wed Oct 15 05:05:53 CEST 2008
On Oct 14, 2008, at 7:13 PM, Joel Newkirk wrote:
> On Tue, 14 Oct 2008 16:44:34 -0700, Rodney Myers <rdmyers at mtpalomar.net
>> On Oct 14, 2008, at 7:40 AM, Rodney Myers wrote:
>>> How does the default WIFI work with open/free wifi access?
>>> Would I be able to get connected to the internet with a wifi router
>>> that has dhcp working?
>>> I'd really like to get the OM functioning.
>> I just attempted to log onto a wide open wifi router. It did not go.
>> Anything else I can try, to get the OM working?
> Put the following into "etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf" (and
> that edit "/etc/network/interfaces")and try "ifup eth0" manually:
> # home:
> # Open:
> And alter /etc/network/interfaces to have the following:
> iface eth0 inet dhcp
> wpa-conf /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf
> (I left my own network in there as an example of working WPA to a
> router - I had repeated issues with it until I used the hex key
> instead of
> text - and yes, that's actually the right key: I wouldn't refuse any
> Freerunner owner who wanted to leech my broadband, if they happened
> to be
> down the dead-end road to my house ;)
> The higher priority numbers are used first if multiples match, IE at
> home I
> can see an unsecured network from next door, but it will always
> connect to
> my AP. Elsewhere it will connect to whatever unsecure AP is
> (In actual practice I've got three other APs defined as well, both
> and not)
Therein lies the problem. I have no shell access, and no access
through the USB port, after I edited the /etc/network/interfaces file.
I was hoping that the OM would access a wide open wifi connection, so
I could get ahead a bit.
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