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Telémakhos
November 27th, 2008, 09:49 AM
Hi, my RTL8187 sucks. It goes down every other minut and I've to restart the whole system to bring it up... How can I restart the wifi connection or network without restarting ubuntu?

Don't tell me...


sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart

...cos doesn't work

Thanks =)

rlzyoner
November 27th, 2008, 12:50 PM
You could just take down the adaptor and then bring it back up again

sudo ifconfig ath0 down
sudo ifconfig ath0 up

kevdog
November 27th, 2008, 01:41 PM
Can you post ifconfig


Most likely your interface is not going to be ath0