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Another Linux Myth Killed In Broad Daylight

Jul 13, 2009, 15:34 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ken Starks)

[ Thanks to helios for this link. ]

"I stepped outside, messed with the USB dongle to make sure it was seated in the cradle properly and went back in to check it. Nope...

"Deader'n a stump.

"I practiced the true definition of insanity several times before I decided to slide in a live CD and see if I couldn't diagnose the problem. Good ol' "iwconfig" will tell you volumes combined with some stratigic pinging.

"While the Mepis CD loaded, I made sure the mid-line connections were good and that I had a solid connection at the USB port behind the machine. It couldn't have been any tighter if I seated it with a three pound hammer."

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