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Internet connection stops working

Postby jacatone on Mon Mar 02, 2009 1:33 am

I'm using LM 6 Main. When I firs boot up my wifi connection works fine, then after a while it won't connect anymore. I reboot and it works again. Don't have this problem with my WinXP Pro machine. Anyone have any suggestions? Thanks.
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Re: Internet connection stops working

Postby Boo on Mon Mar 02, 2009 2:51 am

it is probably a driver problem, most likely a memory leak.
what is the wifi card?
have you applied all the kernel updates?

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Re: Internet connection stops working

Postby Decemberdoom on Mon Mar 02, 2009 9:03 am

It is almost definitely a driver issue. I had the same issue with my RTL8187 wireless card. Most likely, you'll have to go ahead and use Ndiswrapper for a driver.

Though, you should supply some more info, most importantly the exact name of you wireless card.
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Re: Internet connection stops working

Postby jacatone on Mon Mar 02, 2009 5:50 pm

My wifi dongle is the RTL8187b. I'm reluctant to use the Windows driver with ndiswrapper. That program has never worked for me.
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