Re: problems activating wireless device

On Sun, 27 Feb 2005 10:40:15 -0500, Dan Williams wrote:

> I may need to do some stuff to handle the -1 Address Time (which means 
> infinite).  Right now effectively 4294967295s is pretty much infinte (136 years) 
> I guess, but I should check the arithmetic and maek sure there aren't any 
> signed/unsigned integer issues here.  Jeremy had a problem at FUDCon where NM 
> would re-get the lease every 5 minutes, and the rebind/renewal times were 0 
> there as well.  Anyway, that's not related to your problem here.

maybe i can help you track things down if you want.

> Can you do give the output of a few things here?
sure - here we go:

> 1) route -n

Kernel IP routing table
Destination     Gateway         Genmask         Flags Metric Ref    Use Iface   U     0      0        0 ath0   U     0      0        0 vmnet1         UG    0      0        0 ath0

> 2) ifconfig ath0

ath0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:05:4E:45:7C:D8
          inet addr:  Bcast:  Mask:
          RX packets:33 errors:5401 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:5401
          TX packets:8 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:200
          RX bytes:6355 (6.2 KiB)  TX bytes:2176 (2.1 KiB)
          Interrupt:11 Memory:f8b40000-f8b50000

> 3) ps aux | grep dhclient
no dhclient running!

> Thanks!
> Dan

when activating the ethernet card (by plugging the cable back in) the
device gets configured and simply works.

hope this helps

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