Can't connect to WLAN

Charles Curley charlescurley at
Fri Jan 19 06:33:06 MST 2007

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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