OLPC 10.1.2 Release Candidate 1
quozl at laptop.org
Sun Aug 8 20:44:51 EDT 2010
On Sun, Aug 08, 2010 at 05:37:14PM -0700, Yioryos Asprobounitis wrote:
> The issue is not loss of an access point, and in my case at least,
> connection was established in both environments before lost during the
> The issue is I lost eth0 altogether both from sugar and gnome. Mesh
> was fine. Rebooting didn't solve it. Reinstalling did (till now)
I'm presuming XO-1.5. Normally in a bug I'd scroll up to find that out,
since everything about a problem is in one place ... but I don't have
that luxury in e-mail. If rebooting didn't solve it, then it is likely
to be electrostatic damage to the wireless device.
You can prove that by:
1. checking for the wireless device using "ifconfig eth0" in the text
2. checking for success of the "scan-wifi" command in OpenFirmware.
The fix is replacing the wireless device.
What do you mean "Mesh was fine?"
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