[MVLUG] Wireless in Ubuntu Issue [Resolved]

Jonathan Lindsey jlindsey at 3drc.com
Tue Jan 24 15:46:11 MST 2012


Their router was not broadcasting ipv6 stuff.  They have a problem with
the lease time on their dhcp too.  The leases that are given out do not
expire quick enough for the amount of unique devices on their network.

-Jonathan



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Jonathan Lindsey
Mobile Node Lead
3DRC a subsidiary of Schafer Corporation
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On 01/24/2012 03:43 PM, Samat K Jain wrote:
> On 01/24/2012 01:24 PM, Jonathan Lindsey wrote:
>> For the last two hours, I've been having a connection problem here at
>> International Delights.  For some odd reason my wireless card would see
>> the network and connect, but shortly after would disconnect.  I thought
>> it was a problem with the wireless router, as my wireless works anywhere
>> else.  I started messing with the settings and noticed something under
>> the ipv6 tab that was causing this connect and disconnect.  I have
>> attached to this email a picture that shows you a greyed out check box.
>>   In this particular case, IPV6 was set to automatic, and that box was
>> enabled and checked.  This was causing my issue.  I have since disabled
>> IPv6 for the IDCafe network and am now connected.
> 
> Was ID's wireless router broadcasting IPv6 addresses/routes? It
> shouldn't matter whether the IPv6 is enabled or not otherwise.
> 
> World IPv6 Day, part II, is June 8, 2012—on that day IPv6 will be turned
> on and *left* on.
> 
> I always have problems w/ ID's WiFi, with WiFi working on both my laptop
> and phone everywhere else. I still blame their router.
> 
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