[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 Lindsey
Mobile Node Lead
3DRC a subsidiary of Schafer Corporation
GPG Key: 0x523C81E6

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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