I use a PPTP VPN for privacy and bittorrent. I have been over all very happy, only taking about a 1/4 hit to my over all network speed. However, I recently downgraded my VPN package, and the new sever I connect through is sometimes unstable with a high throughput. Because of this I am trying to find a way to block ALL (HTTP, bittorrent, email, etc) outgoing network traffic when the VPN fails, and then resume the traffic when the VPN reconnects. Essentially forcing all data through the VPN, and creating the illusion of simply having no network connection to the outside world at all when the VPN is offline/re-connecting. This is opposed to the current situation when the VPN will fail, all my traffic will switch to direct (visible) access through my ISP, and the VPN will re-establish sometime later (2-3mins, normally. Unless I manually restart it sooner).
I have tried Google, but have only been finding information on configuring local web access outside of the VPN for the sake of speed. Information of which I cannot seem to find a way to apply to this.
I'm using an Acer Aspire One d250 running Netubuntu 10.04. The wireless connection to my router fails at random intervals and spends most of it's time trying to reconnect. It will occasionally ask me to input the password to the network, which is already entered in the dialog box, and clicking "connect" doesn't seem to make any difference. Also, when it is disconnected from the network, none of the other computers in the house, wired or wireless, are having any problems. If there is any more information I could provide,
I use ubuntu 10.10 and disconnects from wireless at random. after it reconnects the the connection speed is very slow and unstable. It's not my router because it works fine on my sister's netbook (which is also running ubuntu) and it worked fine when I was running windows? I'm not very advanced with linux so you know. I don't have IPv6 enabled. My laptop is an "Advent QRC430" my wireless card is QCOM Q802XKG Wireless Network Card.
After I updated to kernel-22.214.171.124-159.fc10 a couple of weeks ago, my wireless kept dropping the connection every few minutes (using an intel 3945 with the kernel iwl driver), particularly if secured with WPA. Updating to the 126.96.36.199-170.2.5.fc10 kernel currently in updates-testing has solved the problem.
I upgraded to Karmic the other day and my Wireless Internet has been disconnecting every hour or so. I had the same problem on Intrepid but I managed to fix it somehow. After disconnecting, it will reconnect after a few seconds.
After upgrade to Lucid I have experienced intermittent wireless disruptions. The wireless just cuts out and reconnects.And I was hoping to continue or follow up on the same thread however with the released version.I tried replacing network manager with wicd and I tried the other driver options both without success.I'm currently using the Broadcom B43 driver, when I tried the Broadcom STA driver wireless would not work. I use the 64 bit OS, and this problem did not appear prior to the upgrade.
After the last system update (few days ago) the wireless box disconnects and reconnects continuously (every 60-90 secs). This is the pertinent /var/log/messages when it disconnects: Code: Jan 11 16:16:24 ibm kernel: [ 8073.320442] -->RTUSBVenderReset Jan 11 16:16:24 ibm kernel: [ 8073.321453] <--RTUSBVenderReset Jan 11 16:16:26 ibm kernel: [ 8075.624596] Key1Str is Invalid key length(0) or Type(0) Jan 11 16:16:26 ibm kernel: [ 8075.624632] Key2Str is Invalid key length(0) or Type(0) Jan 11 16:16:26 ibm kernel: [ 8075.624668] Key3Str is Invalid key length(0) or Type(0) Jan 11 16:16:26 ibm kernel: [ 8075.624705] Key4Str is Invalid key length(0) or Type(0) Jan 11 16:16:26 ibm kernel: [ 8075.625355] 1. Phy Mode = 0 Jan 11 16:16:26 ibm kernel: [ 8075.625358] 2. Phy Mode = 0 Jan 11 16:16:26 ibm kernel: [ 8075.741083] 3. Phy Mode = 0 Jan 11 16:16:26 ibm kernel: [ 8075.780107] MCS Set = 00 00 00 00 00 Jan 11 16:16:26 ibm kernel: [ 8075.795195] <==== rt28xx_init, Status=0 Jan 11 16:16:26 ibm kernel: [ 8075.807107] 0x1300 = 000a4200 Jan 11 16:16:28 ibm kernel: [ 8077.937015] pci 0000:02:1d.0: wake-up capability enabled by ACPI Jan 11 16:16:28 ibm kernel: [ 8077.960539] pci 0000:02:1d.0: wake-up capability disabled by ACPI Jan 11 16:16:28 ibm kernel: [ 8077.977291] tg3 0000:03:01.0: BAR 0: set to [mem 0xfb100000-0xfb10ffff 64bit] (PCI address [0xfb100000-0xfb10ffff] Jan 11 16:16:29 ibm kernel: [ 8078.097571] ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): eth1: link is not ready
And this when manually reconnected: Code: Jan 11 16:16:37 ibm kernel: [ 8086.167522] -->RTUSBVenderReset Jan 11 16:16:37 ibm kernel: [ 8086.168530] <--RTUSBVenderReset Jan 11 16:16:39 ibm kernel: [ 8088.464724] Key1Str is Invalid key length(0) or Type(0) Jan 11 16:16:39 ibm kernel: [ 8088.464760] Key2Str is Invalid key length(0) or Type(0) Jan 11 16:16:39 ibm kernel: [ 8088.464796] Key3Str is Invalid key length(0) or Type(0) Jan 11 16:16:39 ibm kernel: [ 8088.464833] Key4Str is Invalid key length(0) or Type(0) Jan 11 16:16:39 ibm kernel: [ 8088.465510] 1. Phy Mode = 0 Jan 11 16:16:39 ibm kernel: [ 8088.465513] 2. Phy Mode = 0 Jan 11 16:16:39 ibm kernel: [ 8088.581175] 3. Phy Mode = 0 Jan 11 16:16:39 ibm kernel: [ 8088.621207] MCS Set = 00 00 00 00 00 Jan 11 16:16:39 ibm kernel: [ 8088.636185] <==== rt28xx_init, Status=0 Jan 11 16:16:39 ibm kernel: [ 8088.648150] 0x1300 = 000a4200 Jan 11 16:16:39 ibm kernel: [ 8088.751141] ERROR!!! RTMPSetTimer failed, Halt in Progress! What is going on?
I facing a really annoying problem. I download regularly during the night using Wifi. The problem is that because I'm away, the wireless just disconnects and the pop window shows up asking me to into the password. The password is already saved in the windows so I just have to click 'connect'ut I don't understand why does it disconnect and when it tries to connect it asks for password again!y doesn't it simply 'try' to connect without asking the password when it is already saved.
I recently upgraded from Maverick Meerkat to (classic) Natty Narwhal Ubuntu Linux. I am running on a Toshiba Satellite A665 (Intel i7). I use a wireless internet connection. Under Maverick, I had no issues. Under the update, I am finding that occasionally things stop working: The indicator Applet looks fine, but from a terminal, I find that I am no longer able to ping my own router (less than 10 feet away.) This behavior occurs after working fine for a few hours. I am unsure if anything in particular triggers it (I will report back if I determine a particular cause). I have a few other computers (2 running Windows, and the other Maverick Meerkat) -- and they are unaffected. Turning wireless off and on resolves the issue for me on Natty. Rebooting also works. Here's some hopefully relevant technical details about my system:
Code: ~$ rfkill list all 0: phy0: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no
I'm having issue with my wireless connection. I'm not sure if it is the WPA security causing the issue, but I randomly lose connection to the router. The network manager then scans for available wireless routers for a bit before trying to reconnect to my router and asking for my wireless password again.
I have a hp dv3 2110eg laptop with OpenSuse 11.1 (KDE 3.5.10) and Windows 7 dual boot. My wireless disconnects and connects automatically at random intervals. I do not observe this behavior when operating my laptop under Windows 7. Following some suggestions given in this forum , I uninstalled networkmanager and installed wicd. However, this does not seem to solve the problem. Given below are the relevant information. uname -r
The wireless disconnects intermittently and asks for the WEP password again and again. The network adapter is intel wireless/pro 3945 ABG. Please let me know what I can do to avoid this issue. When using 9.10 there is no issue in wireless connection.
I'm having a problem with my wireless connection. When it runs, it's perfect, but every once in a while (and increasingly more often) it randomly disconnects and doesn't reconnect when I click reconnect, even if I manually disconnect it. Every time this happens, I have to reboot the system, after which it works perfectly. Then it dies again.
I've checked around the forums, there are some similar threads but they seem to be specific to the wireless card. The reboot method works, but I'd really like to find a way to solve the problem without having to resolve to the Vulcan nerve pinch. I'm a real newbie to Linux and the more complex side of computers in general, and I hardly know what is what, so please excuse me if I seem a bit thick.
Running Ubuntu 11.04 on a Gateway LT3103U netbook. It's running fine except for that fact that when it goes to sleep (timeout or lid closed) or going into suspend or otherwise restarted/shutdown, my router restarts. It's a DLink DIR-655 that has been working fine until I changed this netbook to Ubuntu.After installing Ubuntu on the netbook, it found my SSID being broadcast and I added the connection by supplying the WPA2 password. I have full network access (local and internet).
It's just the router restarts and all my other machines lose connections. The router is using DHCP but supplying IPs based on MAC. Netbook is set to use DHCP.
I have my laptop dual booted between Ubuntu 9.10 and Windows 7. In Ubuntu I randomly lose connection to the wireless network. It always works fine when I first boot into Ubuntu but after a while my wireless connection will go down. The signal strength meter will go to zero bars and the black popup message will appear that my wireless connection has disconnected. At first, if I just wait a bit, the connection will come back. However, after about 4 or 5 times of doing this it will then ask me for my password, and inputting the password does not reconnect me to the AP. I am finally forced to reboot. Then it works OK for a while again and the cycle repeats.
It works fine in Windows7 all day, every day. I have the Release Candidate of Windows7 so it's going to expire soon. I would really prefer to make Ubuntu my everyday OS on this laptop rather than pay for a Windows7 license but I cannot tolerate a flaky wireless connection.
I had 8.1 on this laptop at one point and I never had any problems with the wireless then, that I can remember. I had no Ubuntu for a while but then I came back with the 9.1 and was loving it until the wireless problem reared it's ugly head.
Wireless found by lspci: 03:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 3945ABG [Golan] Network Connection (rev 02)
When I installed Lucid I got temporary wifi connection. It disconnected for no reason. Then it was constantly trying to reconnect, telling me my password was wrong. Which wasn't wrong at all. So I installed Lucid again from scratch and now everything seems to work fine. The only thing I didn't do was install the 'restricted drivers'. This was only one driver for me which had to do with my modem. Wifi works perfectly now. I hope it stays that way .reinstall Lucid and DO NOT install the 'restricted drivers' for your modem
I just upgraded to Ubuntu 10.10 because I was facing internet problems with previous Ubuntu 9.04 after I upgraded it with downloaded software. And now, 10.10 connects to wireless, but shows web-page some-times and repeatedly disconnects. Earlier it wasn't reaching Internet at all. Some of the topics here helped a lot. But this intermittent internet seems not going anywhere. Wired Internet connects easily though.
I've tried :-
-disabling ipv6..... first in Firefox, then in Kernel also -Setting DNS.....System> Preferences> Network Connections -setting static Ip
I just installed Ubuntu 10.10. Everything works fine, except wireless. Wireless works fine for a while (I am right now using it) but then it loses all networks and I have to shutdown and then start Ubuntu again to get wireless network again.
I have MSI laptop with Atheros Communications Inc. AR5001 Wireless Network Adapter (rev 01)
Xubuntu 9.10 on a DELL Inspiron 1150.I have a problem with intermittent dropping of my wireless connection ( see Belkin 7010 thread).Once dropped, the wireless will NOT reconnect (It just sits there saying "connecting" but never does) Same happens if I manually disconnect - I can never re-connect. On rebooting it will reconnect fine & all is well for sometimes 4 hrs.How can I kill all wireless services & restart them without having to reboot the laptop?
yesterday I let the update manager install a whole bunch of updates for my 10.04 install on my MSI Notebook ER710. My wireless was just working peachy until then (with the madwifi drivers), but after the update, no more... I checked the madwifi, tried a new make, but nothing worked.
So, after reading somewhere that 10.10 had less issues with wireless I decided to upgrade to 10.10 in the hope that that would solve my problem.
Well, partly it did, as in, according to my system I've got a wireless again and this morning even, it was able to see wireless networks! Unfortunately I couldn't connect to mine, although the key was correct. At some point I lost the ability to see wireless networks again. I tried wicd too, but no luck their either. It recognizes my card but can't see any networks.
here is all the info:
Machine Brand and Model (PC/Laptop): MSI ER710 lspci Code: 02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR5001 Wireless Network Adapter (rev 01)
I recently set up a new desktop with openSUSE 11.3 64-bit GNOME, and I'm having some trouble getting the wireless to behave.I'm using a D-Link wireless USB, which uses a Ralink chipset. According to dmesg, the firmware is rt2870.bin.I can connect to the network, but it automatically disconnects after a while.
I have 2 network adapter, 1 wireless and 1 wired. Both are connected to different network. Whenever I plugin the cable, wireless stop working. I need to get both working simultaneously. Do I need to do any settings to make both work?
I am new to Ubuntu and am confused on how to fix my flashing wireless light issue. After browsing Google people are recommending that I make a script and put it into a folder, but when I try to put the file in there I get an error of "Error moving file: Permission denied".
I have a fresh installation on ubuntu 10.10. And I installed b43-fwcutter, but after a while it disconnects. So then i disable wireless and enable it again and it works, why is this happening??n How can I stop it?