[Mageia-discuss] Mageia 2 Wireless LAN (Wifi) Connection Keeps Getting Disconnected
shlomif at shlomifish.org
Fri Aug 10 18:32:23 CEST 2012
On Fri, 10 Aug 2012 10:22:38 +0100
Richard <richardwest at leiston.info> wrote:
> On Friday 10 August 2012 11:09:30 Shlomi Fish wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > my Mageia 2 Wireless LAN (Wifi) Connection keeps getting
> > disconnected. I tried running this script as root:
> > <<<<
> > #!/bin/bash
> > IP="10.0.0.138"
> > # IP="192.168.1.1"
> > while true ; do
> > if ! ping -c 4 "$IP" ; then
> > service network restart
> > # /etc/init.d/networkmanager restart
> > sleep 10
> > fi
> > sleep 5
> > done
> > It helps a lot, but sometimes one of the programs gets wedged as
> > well, and I need to run "pkill -9 ifplugd" as well. Is there any
> > way to tell NetworkManager, netapplet, or whatever the flavour of
> > the day is to start the connection again promptly after a
> > disconnect?
> > My laptop's specs are:
> > <<<<
> > I also have an Acer Aspire 5738DZG laptop with the following specs:
> > Intel Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU T4300 @ 2.10GHz. (x86-64).
> > ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 4570 (r700)
> > 15.6" 3D HD LCD Screen.
> > 3 GB Memory
> > 320 GB Hard Disk Drive.
> > “DVD Super Multi DL drive”
> > Acer Nplify™ 802.11b/g/n.
> > I'd rather not have to baby sit it all the time.
> > Regards,
> > Shlomi Fish
> Not sure if it's relevant but I find that if I set "Allow access
> point roaming" in network center it solves it for me.
I set it now and am trying it with this option set (after rebooting,
which it appears I had to do). Seems OK to fine (even without running
my script), but only time and experience can tell.
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