Pinging google didn't work. Also the connection establishes almost always now, but still kicks out every now and then.
Furthermore I have checked to see if I could update or something (using the internet), but to no avail.
I am completely puzzled by this. I just downloaded another flavour of Ubuntu to see if that makes any difference.
Zomg! Could it be this simple? I wouldn't possibly think to look in that direction though. Again, it's normal Ubuntu didn't pick this one up?
Anyway, I will most definitely give this a try.
Ok, I read up on changing the DNS servers. I haven't actually tried that DNS server but Google's as it slightly worked before. Now I had to look up how to override resolv.conf in dhclient.conf which actually worked, so upon reboot I had 22.214.171.124 set as DNS. The wireless connected to the accesspoint but instantly disconnected as soon as I opened Firefox. So then I messed around (only slightly) more in dhclient, because I have a STRONG feeling we are poking the problem by looking at that.
This is how it looked:
So I removed the request domain-name-servers, removed the hash before the 'prepend' line. That didn't work as stated above. But there are several options to try (to remove or not, to change 127.0.0.1 to preset DNS, etc. I could sure use help setting up this file, as I think the solution lies somewhere in here.# Configuration file for /sbin/dhclient, which is included in Debian's
# dhcp3-client package.
# This is a sample configuration file for dhclient. See dhclient.conf's
# man page for more information about the syntax of this file
# and a more comprehensive list of the parameters understood by
# Normally, if the DHCP server provides reasonable information and does
# not leave anything out (like the domain name, for example), then
# few changes must be made to this file, if any.
option rfc3442-classless-static-routes code 121 = array of unsigned integer 8;
send host-name "<hostname>";
#send dhcp-client-identifier 1:0:a0:24:ab:fb:9c;
#send dhcp-lease-time 3600;
#supersede domain-name "fugue.com home.vix.com";
#prepend domain-name-servers 127.0.0.1;
request subnet-mask, broadcast-address, time-offset, routers,
domain-name, domain-name-servers, domain-search, host-name,
netbios-name-servers, netbios-scope, interface-mtu,
#require subnet-mask, domain-name-servers;
#media "-link0 -link1 -link2", "link0 link1";
# interface "eth0";
# fixed-address 126.96.36.199;
# option subnet-mask 255.255.255.255;
# interface "eth0";
# fixed-address 188.8.131.52;
# medium "link0 link1";
# option host-name "andare.swiftmedia.com";
# option subnet-mask 255.255.255.0;
# option broadcast-address 184.108.40.206;
# option routers 220.127.116.11;
# option domain-name-servers 127.0.0.1;
# renew 2 2000/1/12 00:00:01;
# rebind 2 2000/1/12 00:00:01;
# expire 2 2000/1/12 00:00:01;
edit2: I rechecked with the Window$ partition to compare numbers. It appears the original DNS server in resolv.conf is the same as in Ubuntu's (when not set to Google's). So maybe we there are some other addresses we need to change in dhcp?
I uploaded a screeny with the available info here.
Last edited by Crowd Control; May 31st, 2010 at 10:23 AM.
Any new ideas on this? I have the feeling we are close!