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> Unable to Connect to Secured Wireless Networks, Cant' connect to secure wifi networks.
bloxgate
 Posted: Jan 3 2014, 02:15 AM
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Hello there,
I'm new to Scientific Linux and somewhat new to linux in general. After installing SL and getting the drivers for my wireless card working, I encountered a major problem, I am unable to connect to my password secured WiFi. I am however able to connect to my unsecured guest network. I have spent several hours attempting to fix this with the help of google, to no avail. http://dl.dropbox.com/u/2835777/BangHead1.gif Any help would be appreciated.

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Computer: ASUS Q550LF-BBI7T07
Kernel Version: 3.12.6-1.el6.elrepo.x86_64
Wireless Card: Intel Centrino Advanced-N Wireless 7260
IWLWIFI: Backport version from kernel 3.13-rc2
lspci -nn | grep -i net:
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02::00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168B PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet controller [10ec:8168] (rev 0c)
03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Intel Corporation Device [8086:08b1] (rev 73)


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bloxgate
 Posted: Jan 3 2014, 05:45 PM
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After some more research I have found a soloution! It appears the router was not assigining an IPv4 address causing the connection to fail. I converted my WPA2 key into hex and setup a static ip address using WICD and the google DNS servers. The connection is now working perfectly. Anyone else with this problem, best of luck if you try this method.
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toracat
 Posted: Jan 3 2014, 09:20 PM
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QUOTE (bloxgate @ Jan 2 2014, 06:15 PM)

Computer: ASUS Q550LF-BBI7T07
Kernel Version: 3.12.6-1.el6.elrepo.x86_64
Wireless Card: Intel Centrino Advanced-N Wireless 7260
IWLWIFI: Backport version from kernel 3.13-rc2

Please feel free to ask for more information that may be required.

Just curious... You are running kernel 3.12.6-1.el6 but backported iwlwifi from kernel 3.13-rc2. Is this because the version in 3.12 did not work?

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burakkucat
 Posted: Jan 3 2014, 09:29 PM
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I, too, am a little bit puzzled. unsure.gif

Starting at the basic level, perhaps you could show us the output returned by executing --

lspci -nn | grep -i net

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bloxgate
 Posted: Jan 4 2014, 05:01 AM
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QUOTE (toracat @ Jan 3 2014, 09:20 PM)
QUOTE (bloxgate @ Jan 2 2014, 06:15 PM)

Computer: ASUS Q550LF-BBI7T07
Kernel Version: 3.12.6-1.el6.elrepo.x86_64
Wireless Card: Intel Centrino Advanced-N Wireless 7260
IWLWIFI: Backport version from kernel 3.13-rc2

Please feel free to ask for more information that may be required.

Just curious... You are running kernel 3.12.6-1.el6 but backported iwlwifi from kernel 3.13-rc2. Is this because the version in 3.12 did not work?

The iwlwifi firmware for my adapter was introduced in 3.10 but did not work, the update that appears to have fixed it was in 3.13.
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