Cards seeming connect but unable to route traffic?

Denis Vlasenko vda at
Tue May 4 19:06:49 EDT 2004

On Tuesday 04 May 2004 01:21, Drew Dowling wrote:

> Where that XXed out MAC is the mac of the PCMCIA.  Furthermore dmsg
> spits out:
> wlan0: XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX auth_cb - frame was not ACKed
> wlan0: XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX auth_cb - STA authenticated
> wlan0: XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX assoc_cb - STA associated
> when I stick the card in the thinkpad and it successfully 'connects'.
> Again the XXs are the right MAC.
> This to me looks as if things are working good through the two
> interfaces... but I can't route packets?  What little simple things am I
> missing (it's got to be something simple right?)

use tcpdump to find out whether packets actually
arrive to either end.

(I don't know how I lived much of my life without tcpdump :)

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