[maemo-users] [maemo-users] Avoiding loopback local IP address mode in WIFI connections using Internet Tablet OS 2006

From: Jonathan Greene atmasphere at atmasphere.net
Date: Fri Oct 13 14:16:41 EEST 2006
I've had this on both an open AP at my office and also over a shared  
EVDO connection from my Powerbook...  I've found a quick disconnect /  
fixes things for me.


Jonathan Greene
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On Oct 13, 2006, at 7:00 AM, Patrik Flykt wrote:

> 	Hi,
> On Fri, 2006-10-13 at 12:34 +0200, ext Paule Ecimovic wrote:
>> hotspots followed by a message of the form "Connecting to <SSID>  
>> using local
>> IP address"  with <SSID> being a given WIFI connection ID,  
>> followed in turn
>> by a red question mark covering the WIFI connection icon. Does  
>> anyone know
> If you end up with link local IP(v4) adresses in the range 169.x.x.x,
> then your device fails to contact the DHCP server. A common cause  
> is to
> mistype ones WEP key. Unfortunately I'm not at all sure this is the
> cause of your problem. What kind of WLAN networks are you  
> connecting to?
> Open/WEP/WPA encrypted? How is the "logging in" supposed to be done in
> the hotspot?
> Cheers,
> 	Patrik
> -- 
> Patrik Flykt <Patrik.Flykt at nokia.com>
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