[Debian-eeepc-devel] WPA_supplicant EeePC No Internet
caroy at soleiljaune.com
Tue Sep 30 02:56:15 UTC 2008
I installed Debian Lenny on my EeePC. My wireless router is configured
with WPA. I used the WPA-Beta installer and it worked well.
I do not have any problem connecting to my wireless router at home and
have access to Internet. I do it through the
This is my first laptop, so I do not have very much experience with
wireless connections. To easily connect to networks outside my home I
installed the wpa-supplicant package. But I cannot have an Internet
connection this way.
My /etc/network/interface is the following:
iface lo inet loopback
iface eth0 inet dhcp
iface ath0 inet manual
# wpa-driver wext
iface default inet dhcp
I just found out yesterday that it is the use of the wext driver that
caused my problems at boot when my machine got stuck at the statd
operation which after a few minutes failed. With the other driver, I
seem to have a connection for a few minutes, but then I lose it.
Here is my /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf file:
Right now I am just trying to connect to my home router. When that
works, I will add other networks.
Can someone give me a hint as to how to go about setting this
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