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troubleshooting Question

cannot determine IP information for wifi0

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Wireless Networking
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I recently installed Centos 5.2 on HP dv9000 laptop with atheros 5007 wifi card.
All seemed well with the driver but it will not determine IP information - the router is westell about 5 feet away.

As you can see from the code it seems to be working,  I am trying to hook up to "dinger" - but it won't.

nothing in dmsg

Beats me,

[root@localhost ~]# lsmod |grep ath
dm_multipath           52945  0 
ath_rate_sample        46720  1 
ath_pci               271168  0 
wlan                  260384  4 wlan_scan_sta,ath_rate_sample,ath_pci
ath_hal               363280  3 ath_rate_sample,ath_pci
dm_mod                 99481  9 dm_multipath,dm_snapshot,dm_zero,dm_mirror
[root@localhost ~]# iwlist ath0 scan
ath0      Scan completed :
          Cell 01 - Address: 00:22:68:BF:97:0C
                    Frequency:2.412 GHz (Channel 1)
                    Quality=10/70  Signal level=-85 dBm  Noise level=-95 dBm
                    Encryption key:on
                    Bit Rates:1 Mb/s; 2 Mb/s; 5.5 Mb/s; 11 Mb/s; 18 Mb/s
                              24 Mb/s; 36 Mb/s; 54 Mb/s; 6 Mb/s; 9 Mb/s
                              12 Mb/s; 48 Mb/s
          Cell 02 - Address: 00:12:0E:44:BD:4E
                    Frequency:2.437 GHz (Channel 6)
                    Quality=63/70  Signal level=-32 dBm  Noise level=-95 dBm
                    Encryption key:off
                    Bit Rates:1 Mb/s; 2 Mb/s; 5.5 Mb/s; 11 Mb/s; 6 Mb/s
                              9 Mb/s; 12 Mb/s; 18 Mb/s; 24 Mb/s; 36 Mb/s
                              48 Mb/s; 54 Mb/s
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