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Old 08-13-2007, 05:01 AM   #1
w3bd3vil
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WPA wifi connection problems.


I am trying to get WPA to work for me. I am using the wpa_supplicant and am able to connect to the wifi network. I get the ip assigned using dhclient and all is wonderful. Next i try to ping www.yahoo.com and it works. So I say great. Next I open my browser and try accessing www.yahoo.com it doesnt open. I can access my router page at 192.168.1.1.
I dont think its a dns problem.

i am able to ping anywhere.

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I am using the -Dwext extension, since there doesnt seem one available for ipw3945.

can someone tell me whats happening?

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Old 08-13-2007, 07:04 AM   #2
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Do you control the access point? Maybe it is just configured to not let http connections and force everyone to use proxy?
 
Old 08-13-2007, 11:50 AM   #3
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yup, you were right. there was something wrong with the AP. I reseted it and then reconfigured and got things to work.
thanks for the advice!
 
  


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