[yapc] Networking problems

Fred Kleindenst freddo411 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 26 13:50:39 PDT 2006

I can report that my XP laptop has been able to get a wifi signal but has
NOT been able to get a DHCP addresss at all today in Herman.

Any work around would  be highly appreciated.

The cafeteria has a hotspot called iit that has been working for me today.


On 6/26/06, Brian McCauley <nobull67 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 26/06/06, Paul Cory <pcory at wcpss.net> wrote:
> > I can get on the network just fine from MSV, but when I go the the
> > Hermann Bldg for conf activities, the DHCP server sends me messages
> > about my IP address already being in use ....
> I notice that the DHCP leases are being handed out with a 24 bit
> network prefix. Does this mean the pool is <255 leases?
> If this is the case then we're probably running out.
> On a related matter why are the two APs on different SSIDs? Are they
> really on separate wired ethernets (i.e. separated by more than
> switches)? If not then putting them on the same SSID would make
> transparent roaming to the stongest signal possible.
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