[Wolves] Debian Wheezy wlan problems

Claire lug at sitesearcher.co.uk
Mon Feb 20 15:50:16 UTC 2012

On 20/02/12 13:17, Simon Burke wrote:
> Sorry I don't post often, but I'm having one of those days today.
> I'm running Debian Wheeze on my Lenovo SL300 laptop, with 3.2.0 kernel.
> I generally don't use the wireless on here except when I'm out and
> about, so that's not often. Hence I've only noticed the issue this
> morning. For some reason when I connect to a wireless network (any
> wlan), I get and ip address from DHCP fine, routing table also looks
> fine. However I am unable to contact anything on the network.
> The laptop can ping itself on the DHCP address but that is it.
> Any suggestions as to what the heck is going on? or what I am missing?
> Thanks,
> Simon.

It sounds like it may be to do with the encryption(wpa_supplicant), if 
you connect to an unecrypted network is it still the same?


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