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Re: [alpine-user] Wifi connection problem

From: Steffen Nurpmeso <>
Date: Sat, 16 Mar 2019 23:23:57 +0100

Genoperno Translucente wrote in <CAB+Gb1EJ3Ai+ts68hEj2HbjGWb-T6BMeVL3L0G\>:
 |I have a problem with a wifi connection, I'm using alpine 3.9.2.
 |I use the "setup-interfaces" script, enter the network ssid, the
 |password and then I choose dhcp.
 |When I restart the networking (/etc/init.d/networking restart), alpine
 |try to connect unsuccessfully:
 |udhcpc: sending discover
 |udhcpc failed to get a DHCP lease
 |udhcpc: no lease, forking to background
 |I also tried inserting ip, netmask and gateways manually but it
 |doesn't work anyway.
 |On other PCs the connection works correctly (both in dhcp and manually
 |mode) and also on the same PC with another live distro.
 |Instead Alpine have any problem with wifi tethering of my phone (both
 |manual and with dhcp), so I can't even imagine what kind of problem
 |that would be.

How long did you wait? I am not doing it like you, but DHCP
sometimes needs some time to get the address.

|Der Kragenbaer, The moon bear,
|der holt sich munter he cheerfully and one by one
|einen nach dem anderen runter wa.ks himself off
|(By Robert Gernhardt)

Received on Sat Mar 16 2019 - 23:23:57 UTC