alan.mckinnon at gmail
Jul 30, 2012, 2:02 PM
Post #4 of 5
On Mon, 30 Jul 2012 13:23:24 -0700
Re: Can't connect to router with 3 different interfaces
[In reply to]
Grant <emailgrant [at] gmail> wrote:
> >> I have 2 different USB wireless network adapters and an internal
> >> PCIe adapter and none will connect to a Jazztel router I need to
> >> connect to on the road. I've tried several different kernels.
> >> I've tried restarting the router and I've verified that the WEP
> >> password is correct by logging into the router itself (good ol'
> >> admin/admin) but wicd always gives me the "bad password" message.
> >> dmesg isn't very informative. All I get is from the internal
> >> adapter (with debugging enabled for the driver) after each failure
> >> is:
> >> L1 Disabled: Enabling L0S
> >> Radio type=0x1-0x2-0x0
> >> wlan0: link is not ready
> >> Does anyone know how to figure this out?
> > I would try setting a static IP on the client in wicd... maybe
> > something in the DHCP session between the router and client is
> > wonky.
> I thought the same thing and tried that but it didn't end up working.
> The good news is I got it working by doing this in /etc/conf.d/net:
> key_SSID="s:PASSWORD enc open"
> I couldn't get wpa_supplicant working either but maybe I didn't take
> enough time with the config. I guess this was a wicd bug? I love it
> when working on something all day long actually pays off.
When working with wicd, rule 1 is delete all /etc/conf.d/net
They just interfere with wicd and make your life miserable (as you
There are always exceptions of course, like VBox and tun/tap interfaces
and so on. But for regular eth and wlan stuff wicd alone does the job,
and it never works when openrc is trying to get in the mix too
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