[maemo-users] [maemo-users] n800 not working at hotel hotspot

From: Jon Smirl jonsmirl at gmail.com
Date: Mon Jan 15 07:51:40 EET 2007
On 1/14/07, Robson, Alan <alan.robson at viasat.com> wrote:
> I'm at a ramada hotel typing this email into Internet Explorer because for
> some reason, although my n800 picks up the hotspot loud and clear, the
> browser doesn't seem to redirect to the guest registration page and allow me
> to browse. I just get a message "network problem" in a dialog box on the
> screen.

If you have it loaded try 'wget webpage' from a command prompt. That
might give you a better clue as to what is failing.

> Should I expect this to happen at many hotspots ? How do these things work
> anyaway, they seem to hijack your attempt to fetch a home page and redirect
> you to a terms-and-conditions acceptance page. The access is free, but you
> have to click 'accept' to continue.
> Is there something different I should be doing to make this work - there was
> nothing I needed to do differently in my laptop.
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Jon Smirl
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