Can't connect to WLAN

Daniel teletautala at gmail.com
Fri Jan 19 09:44:29 MST 2007


Here are the changes and the results:

root at daniel-ubuntu:~# cat /etc/network/interfaces
--snip--
auto eth1

iface eth1 inet dhcp
        wireless-mode managed
        wpa-driver ndiswrapper
        wpa-ssid ASD
        wpa-psk s:<ascii wpa key>


root at daniel-ubuntu:~# ifdown eth1
There is already a pid file /var/run/dhclient.eth1.pid with pid 6417
killed old client process, removed PID file
Internet Systems Consortium DHCP Client V3.0.4
Copyright 2004-2006 Internet Systems Consortium.
All rights reserved.
For info, please visit http://www.isc.org/sw/dhcp/

Listening on LPF/eth1/00:16:ce:19:7b:72
Sending on   LPF/eth1/00:16:ce:19:7b:72
Sending on   Socket/fallback
root at daniel-ubuntu:~# ifup eth1
There is already a pid file /var/run/dhclient.eth1.pid with pid 134993416
Internet Systems Consortium DHCP Client V3.0.4
Copyright 2004-2006 Internet Systems Consortium.
All rights reserved.
For info, please visit http://www.isc.org/sw/dhcp/

Listening on LPF/eth1/00:16:ce:19:7b:72
Sending on   LPF/eth1/00:16:ce:19:7b:72
Sending on   Socket/fallback
DHCPDISCOVER on eth1 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 3
DHCPDISCOVER on eth1 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 7
DHCPDISCOVER on eth1 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 9
DHCPDISCOVER on eth1 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 7
DHCPDISCOVER on eth1 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 7
DHCPDISCOVER on eth1 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 12
DHCPDISCOVER on eth1 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 11
DHCPDISCOVER on eth1 to 255.255.255.255 port 67 interval 5
No DHCPOFFERS received.
No working leases in persistent database - sleeping.
root at daniel-ubuntu:~# iwconfig eth1
eth1      IEEE 802.11g  ESSID:off/any
          Mode:Managed  Frequency:2.462 GHz  Access Point: Not-Associated
          Bit Rate:54 Mb/s   Tx-Power:25 dBm
          RTS thr:2347 B   Fragment thr:2346 B
          Encryption key:off
          Power Management:off
          Link Quality:0  Signal level:0  Noise level:0
          Rx invalid nwid:0  Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
          Tx excessive retries:0  Invalid misc:0   Missed beacon:0

Am I having a problem with the key not being encoded?

-Daniel

On 1/19/07, Charles Curley <charlescurley at charlescurley.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 18, 2007 at 03:28:35PM -0700, Daniel wrote:
> > I can see the desired access point.  I know the key.  I can not
> > connect.  I use System -> Administration -> Networking to change the
> > wireless settings and it doesn't help.
> >
> > root at daniel-ubuntu:~# iwlist eth1 scan
> > eth1      Scan completed :
> >          Cell 01 - Address: 00:14:7C:5A:14:00
> >                    ESSID:"ASD"
> >                    Protocol:IEEE 802.11g
> >                    Mode:Managed
> >                    Frequency:2.462 GHz (Channel 11)
> >                    Quality:0/100  Signal level:-80 dBm  Noise level:-256 dBm
>
> This might be part of your problem. By comparison, my card is on my
> local network, and shows:
>
>                      Quality=90/100  Signal level=-39 dBm
>
> iwconfig shows: Noise level=-89 dBm
>
>
>
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> Key fingerprint = CE5C 6645 A45A 64E4 94C0  809C FFF6 4C48 4ECD DFDB
>
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