[blag-devel] FREEEEE-200808310754.ext2 versus FREEEEE-200809…

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Author: jebba
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Subject: [blag-devel] FREEEEE-200808310754.ext2 versus FREEEEE-200809090129.ext2

extraspecialbitter wrote:
> marley@eeyore ~> uname -r
> 2.6.26.5-8.libre1.rt7.freeeee.i686



I'm running this ok with cleartext wifi.


extraspecialbitter wrote:
> iwconfig wlan0 looks promising:
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> Code:
> [root@eeyore ~]# iwconfig wlan0
> wlan0     IEEE 802.11  ESSID:"DINGONET"  
>           Mode:Managed  Frequency:2.462 GHz  Access Point: 00:0F:B5:B2:4E:53   
>           Bit Rate=2 Mb/s   Tx-Power=27 dBm   
>           Retry min limit:7   RTS thr:off   Fragment thr=2352 B   
>           Encryption key:8745-FFD0-5397-D018-B48B-2DDB-15
>           Link Quality=98/100  Signal level=-34 dBm  Noise level=-97 dBm
>           Rx invalid nwid:0  Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
>           Tx excessive retries:0  Invalid misc:0   Missed beacon:0

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> ...but ifup wlan0 stalls and ultimately fails:
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> [code]
> [root@eeyore ~]# ifup wlan0
>
> Determinando la información IP para wlan0... falló.
> [root@eeyore ~]# tail /var/log/messages
> Sep 15 14:25:04 eeyore NET[3285]: /sbin/dhclient-script : updated /etc/resolv.conf
> Sep 15 14:25:04 eeyore dhclient: bound to 192.168.0.14 -- renewal in 36284 seconds.



At this point you have an internet connection, yay! Use it quick cuz it appears to last for about 7 seconds.


extraspecialbitter wrote:
> Sep 15 14:32:18 eeyore kernel: ACPI: EC: GPE storm detected, disabling EC GPE



Hrmmm. I've seen non-freeeee users report this in freenode #eeepc, but haven't seen it myself. Does it happen with the live boot as well or just in the install? (/me thinks that is going to become a common first question).

As a side note, do you use the Fn keys to control volume, on/off wifi and such?




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