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Re: [SLE] wireless problem <SOLVED> again
  • From: Bruce Marshall <bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 2 Jan 2006 10:23:38 -0500
  • Message-id: <200601021023.39030.bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Monday 02 January 2006 07:27, Paul Cartwright wrote:
> On Mon January 2 2006 5:10 am, Dave Howorth wrote:
> > The key word is 'reboot'. AFAIK, 'route' manipulates the running
> > kernel, not the permanent settings. Set your gateway using Yast or
> > by editing the network config files (sorry, I'd have to look it up
> > to tell you exactly which one).
>
> actually I did reboot, a number of times, and I also did if/up/down and
> network stop/start. What I'm trying to say is, wired routing wasn't a
> problem, the network came up and stays up. Wireless configuration is
> more of that "black box" syndrome.. I've been working on it for 3
> days, and I still had to do manual configurations to get it to work,
> and I don't know if it will work when I reboot.

The only time I have seen this problem is when there is both a wired NIC and a
wireless NIC in the same machine. And the network config really doesn't
know which one should point to the gateway.

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