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Old 04-13-2014, 09:32 PM   #1
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Question Unable to connect to internet

I have a ASUS mini laptop that I didn't use for more than a year. Now when I start, I am unable to connect to internet. This does not have a hard drive. The error is "wifi0: unknown hardware address type 801" and "DHCPDISCOVER on ath0 to 255.255.255 port 67 interval 6"
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are you sure that wifi hardware switch is turned on?
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Will you please provide us with some information about your system. What Linux distro are you using? You do not have a hard drive installed ??? Please post the hardware specifications also. Once we have more information we will do our best to help you.

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please run this to provide the necessary diag info:
echo uname: && uname -a -m -p && echo lspci: && lspci && echo lsusb: && lsusb && echo lsmod: && lsmod && echo ifconfig: && ifconfig && echo ifconfig -a: && ifconfig -a && echo iwconfig: && iwconfig && echo resolv.conf: && cat /etc/resolv.conf && echo route: && route -n && echo ping router: && ping -c 1 `route | awk '/default/ {print $2}'` && echo ping dns-server: && ping -c 1 `awk '/nameserver/ {print $2}' /etc/resolv.conf | head -n 1` && echo ping using ip: && ping -c 1 && echo ping using dns: && ping -c 1


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