rt2570 + ubuntu 7.10 + 2.6.23.1 - no connection until I ping

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sobol

17-01-2008 01:53:15

Hi
I'm using Linksys WUSB54G v4 on Ubuntu 7.10 with custom made kernel - linux 2.6.23.1. The compilation process is ok but there are some warnings.

Now the Linksys is hooked up to the server.
Server is connecting to lan/wan through wireless router, until Today it was a Speedtouch. I've replaced it now with Netgear DG834GT.

The issue is that I can't connect to server or ping it, neither from router or my work station.
But if i physically go to server and type ping workstation it will start working. From that time I can access server from workstation.

Note that after doing above I still wouldn't be able to connect to my server from internet, i have to ping any internet ip and then it will work ok.

If i stop pinging after several minutes connection will die.
The easiest work around I could do is ping running from cron every 10 minutes to both local and internet networks. But this isn't satisfying.

Please help!

ps. ping can be replaced with any packet sending application ie. ssh


My /etc/network/interfaces
auto rausb0
iface rausb0 inet static
pre-up ifconfig rausb0 up
pre-up iwpriv rausb0 auth 3
pre-up iwpriv rausb0 enc 3
pre-up iwconfig rausb0 essid wiki
pre-up iwpriv rausb0 wpapsk XXXXXXXXXX
pre-up iwconfig rausb0 essid wiki
address 192.168.0.100
netmask 255.255.255.0
broadcast 192.168.0.255
gateway 192.168.0.1

rt2570 driver is Today's cvs tarball.

sobol

21-01-2008 10:50:45

That's depressing, is anyone supporting this project ?

Spy84464

22-01-2008 13:31:03

Hello,
Is dhcp working (I've seen you're using static IPs)? What happens if you send broadcast ping from the client station? If you can get things to work, post a debug trace as explained in the TESTING file coming with the driver.

Regards,
Romain

sobol

25-01-2008 00:46:28

Hello,
Is dhcp working (I've seen you're using static IPs)? What happens if you send broadcast ping from the client station? If you can get things to work, post a debug trace as explained in the TESTING file coming with the driver.

Regards,
Romain[/quote2aw7jv39]

Hi
As you suggested I've switched now to dhcp but that didn't help.
If I ping 192.168.0.255 from client I get "Request time out"

I will post the debug trace soon.


Here's my Ubuntu 7.10 network config
auto rausb0
iface rausb0 inet dhcp
pre-up ifconfig rausb0 up
pre-up iwpriv rausb0 auth 3
pre-up iwpriv rausb0 enc 3
pre-up iwconfig rausb0 essid pixi
pre-up iwpriv rausb0 wpapsk XXXXXXXXXX
pre-up iwconfig rausb0 essid pixi

titusthefox

12-03-2008 10:01:11

I have the same problem; I can't connet to the linux machine from the intranet and also from internet through the router. If I ping the Access Point or other Pc I can connet to them.

sobol

16-03-2008 01:02:20

Hi Titus

Just so you know this issue is resolved if you use newest cvs along with 2.6.24 kernel. If you decide for this option there is a problem in current cvs
driver. You won't be able to bring up an interface. Workaround is to set mac address before bringing up rausb0.

SoboL

I have the same problem; I can't connet to the linux machine from the intranet and also from internet through the router. If I ping the Access Point or other Pc I can connet to them.[/quote30bh1apa]