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Old 01-17-2008, 01:24 PM   #1
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Smile [resolved] no network with mandriva 2008.0

i installed mandriva 2008.
no error during installation, but i can't make the network working.
here is what happen: i can't join the gateway nor delete route.
wlan0: ethernet device 00:40:f4:f2:24:9f using NDIS driver: sis163u, version: 0x1000000, NDIS version: 0x501, vendor: 'NDIS Network Adapter', 0457:0163.F.conf
wlan0: encryption modes supported: WEP; TKIP with WPA; AES/CCMP with WPA
usbcore: registered new interface driver ndiswrapper
ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): wlan0: link is not ready
ADDRCONF(NETDEV_CHANGE): wlan0: link becomes ready
wlan0: no IPv6 routers present

wlan0 IEEE 802.11g ESSID:"wifi" Nickname:"moi"
Mode:Managed Frequency:2.462 GHz Access Point: 00:07:CB:56:78:46
Bit Rate=54 Mb/s Tx-Power:17 dBm Sensitivity=0/3
RTS thrff Fragment thrff
Encryption key:3251-6584-2584-9854-2652-5456-7213 Security modepen
Power Managementff
Link Quality:73/100 Signal level:-49 dBm Noise level:-96 dBm
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:240 Invalid misc:28941031 Missed beacon:0

lo Link encap:Local Loopback
inet addr: Mask:
inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
RX packets:473 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:473 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX bytes:45335 (44.2 KiB) TX bytes:45335 (44.2 KiB)

wlan0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:40:F4:F2:24:9F
inet addr: Bcast: Mask:
inet6 addr: fe80::240:f4ff:fef2:249f/64 Scope:Link
RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:120 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
RX bytes:0 (0.0 b) TX bytes:8502 (8.3 KiB)

>route -n
Kernel IP routing table
Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref Use Iface UH 0 0 0 wlan0 U 35 0 0 wlan0 U 35 0 0 wlan0 UG 35 0 0 wlan0

telnet: connect to address No route to host
telnet: Unable to connect to remote host: No route to host
PING ( 56(84) bytes of data.
From icmp_seq=2 Destination Host Unreachable
From icmp_seq=3 Destination Host Unreachable
From icmp_seq=4 Destination Host Unreachable

--- ping statistics ---
5 packets transmitted, 0 received, +3 errors, 100% packet loss, time 3999ms

it seems to be a route pb, isn't it?
(i use a wifi-usbkey with ndiswrapper and it looks ok.)


Last edited by numero7; 01-19-2008 at 03:47 PM. Reason: resolved
Old 01-17-2008, 02:55 PM   #2
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Have you tried adding the host machine you're trying to ping to the /etc/hosts file? Or adding it via the Mandriva Control Centre (Do Alt & F2 then type mcc)?
Old 01-18-2008, 10:21 AM   #3
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Hi is your gateway if not the gateway is not configured properly
also check if your network card is up
also check in the /etc/sysconfig/network-scrips/ifcfg-eth? depending on the interface you are using to make sure the ip address is there if not put it there so it boots with it and starts with your system
and also i am not to sure but your result from your ifconfig should have a WLAN unless it a wireless card your are configuring
and if you want to delete the route use
route del default gateway (ip address)
Old 01-19-2008, 03:46 PM   #4
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i found by myself the problem.
it was the wep key which was erronous.
i wonder why mandriva tells nothing when it happens!



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