[shr-u] wifi timeout with mokonnect

Paul Fertser fercerpav at gmail.com
Wed Aug 12 13:04:26 CEST 2009

Rui Miguel Silva Seabra <rms at 1407.org> writes:
> On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 12:56:26PM +0400, Paul Fertser wrote:
>> Bernhard Reiter <ockham at raz.or.at> writes:
>> > Trying to associate with <mac address> (SSID='<SSID>' freq=2437 MHz)
>> > Associated with <mac address>
>> > WPA: Key negotiation completed with <mac address> [PTK=CCMP GTK=TKIP]
>> > CTRL-EVENT-CONNECTED - Connection to <mac address> completed (auth)
>> > [id=0 id_str=]
>> >
>> > But unfortunately, I still can't ping my router, nor can I ping the
>> > FreeRunner from my laptop either.
>> You're supposed to somehow set IP for eth0 after that (usually with
>> the help of DHCP client). I really wonder why it's not obvious :S
> You're also supposed to have an SSID setup before using a DHCP client.
> At least for me that NEVER happens :|

wpa_supplicant does that for you. I'm yet to see a single case when it

>> Also some APs require "wmiconfig -ieth0 --power=maxperf" trick to
>> work.
> I always run that.

Eats battery like mad. I suggest using this only as a last resort.

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