Robot Eksperimentarium: Tips Network Problems

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== Lenovo laptops ==
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You might experience problems with the wireless network on the Lenovo laptops. It seems to help if you uninstall the network manager and install wicd instead. Follow the instructions in [[Image:Eduroam.pdf]] and download the driver [[Image:wicd.tar]].
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You might experience problems with the wireless network on the Lenovo laptops. It seems to help if you uninstall the network manager and install wicd instead. Follow the instructions in [[Image:Eduroam.pdf]] and ask Kim for the driver.

Revision as of 14:44, 3 September 2009

If you have trouble with the WLAN not working proberly on the Robot laptops, try doing the following:

  • Go into the image lab and restart the WLAN network on the laptop.
  • To restart the WLAN network do the following as root
  /etc/init.d/net.eth1 restart

or use the Control Panel GUI.

You can monitor the progress of the connection procedure by typing the following as the diku user

  wpa_gui -i eth1 &

If you have success the wpa_gui should report Status: Completed

Lenovo laptops

You might experience problems with the wireless network on the Lenovo laptops. It seems to help if you uninstall the network manager and install wicd instead. Follow the instructions in File:Eduroam.pdf and ask Kim for the driver.

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