[ILUG] Still no joy with Eircom hotspot
tim at birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie
Fri Apr 1 22:44:51 IST 2005
On Fri 01 Apr 2005 19:44, Eoin McLoughlin wrote:
> I experience a similar problem, though in Dublin the ESSID for the
> access points built into phonebooths is EircomXXX where XXX is 3 digits.
> (use `iwlist scan`)
Thanks for your response.
Sadly my WiFi card (Orinoco Gold PCMCIA card)
does not support iwlist scan ,
at least with the standard orinoco_cs kernel module.
I'm told it does work with a more recent version of orinoco_cs
(not yet in the kernel).
On the other hand, I think "eircom" must be the correct ESSID,
as I did not connect under Windows with other choices.
> Opening a web browser so, say google.com doesnt redirect to an eircom
> page explaining anything,
I think I did try that (opening a browser),
but perhaps not under Windows.
I'll try that tomorrow ...
(This free hotspot is costing me a fortune in coffee.)
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