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Old 03-20-2005, 01:34 PM   #1
mr.gizm0
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connected to wifi network but no internet connection?


Hey all, I installed slackware this morning and spent today getting my wifi card to work its Belkin FSD7010 anyway, after a few hours I manged to sort that out and now the Lights on my card come on and I'm connected to the network I can ping a the other computer on the network and even access the web interface for my router which is a "Netgear DG834G". My problem I cannot seem to access any sites other than the web interface provided by the router. I think its a DNS issue, I have the gateway address, dns server of my isp (aol broadband) is that what I need to include in resolv.conf

It's syntax is like this isnt it?
Code:
name server IPADDRESSOFDNS
search host
I'm abit unsure about this because I thought it would be possible to use any network if I specified the ESSID of that network, maybe I was wrong? I'm just a bit confused about it all to tell you the truth, also, my router says DHCP is enabled yet I have to use
Code:
ifconfig wlan0 192.168.0.3
and assign the addess myself.

Any ideas anyone?

Thanks in advance

giz
 
Old 03-20-2005, 01:40 PM   #2
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route add default gw x.x.x.x

or use netconfig to add the stuff in.
 
Old 03-20-2005, 01:55 PM   #3
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thanks for your help man
 
Old 03-21-2005, 04:07 AM   #4
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i need to remember that!
 
  


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