Hi there all,
if you've been following my saga, you'll know I've been trying to get an ADMTEK8211 based card working under debian. Eventually I gave up in disgust as part of the driver is not open source, and it was causing version conflicts and breaking debian. The good news on THAT particular front is that they will be releasing the full driver to Open Source in the near future (next two-three weeks). I hope my bitching at them in some small part helped facilitate this
So, I blew my debian install away, and installed redhat 7.3. This installed just fine. Then I installed the drivers for the network card (they came with a nice precompiled rpm for redhat). This also worked pretty damned well!!!!
So, my wireless NIC now goes to my Access Point and gets an IP Address (so I know DHCP is working). The address seems sane (I only have 2 other machines on the network, and know the IP address of those are 192.168.1.100 and 192.168.1.101, so when the linux machine came back with 192.168.1.102 that seems pretty reasonable
At this point, I thought I had it in the bag.. but NO!!!
I can't see the web, I can't ping or anything. I tryed to ping my router/WAP which I know is 192.168.1.1. I got destination host unreachable. I tried pinging to another machine on the network (192.168.1.100) and got the same error.
What on earth have I missed this time?