[ale] So close but not yet
danlambert at bellsouth.net
Thu Mar 22 06:03:40 EDT 2007
OK, James, is it black listed on the router (IE, MAC address filtering),
or is the network blacklisted on your laptop somehow?
Where did you find the list that you're referring to?
On Wed, 2007-03-21 at 23:57 -0400, James Smith wrote:
> I tried connecting to the home network and found my home network was on
> the blacklist. Now how do I get it off of it?
> Jim Popovitch wrote:
> > On Wed, 2007-03-21 at 23:32 -0400, James Smith wrote:
> >> I now have my wireless seeing the home network and others in the area.
> >> My final wall is the card will not connect to the DHCP to get the ip
> >> address.
> > This could be due to a couple of things. First, can you get a DHCP
> > address from anywhere via a wired connection? If so, then the wifi
> > connectivity issue could be due to incompatible settings between your
> > host and your wifi router. To better understand those, tail the syslog
> > file (tail -f /var/log/syslog) and look for connection events. For
> > instance, if you are using Ubuntu, look for events with NetworkManager
> > in them. You will see connection stages from 1 to 5, see what stage it
> > is getting hung on. Also, just in case you don't know, you can press
> > "CTRL+C" to stop the "tail -f" command above.
> > -Jim P.
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