To J.L.:

I tried to ping google.com and it came up saying that it was a bad address.

root@overo:~# iwconfig wlan0
wlan0     IEEE 802.11b/g  ESSID:"" 
          Mode:Managed  Frequency:2.437 GHz  Access Point: Not-Associated  
          Bit Rate:0 kb/s   Tx-Power=15 dBm  
          Retry short limit:8   RTS thr=2347 B   Fragment thr=2346 B  
          Encryption key:off
          Power Management:off
          Link Quality:0  Signal level:0  Noise level:0
          Rx invalid nwid:0  Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
          Tx excessive retries:0  Invalid misc:0   Missed beacon:0

root@overo:~# iwconfig wlan0 essid linksys
root@overo:~# ADDRCONF(NETDEV_CHANGE): wlan0: link becomes ready
root@overo:~# iwconfig wlan0
wlan0     IEEE 802.11b/g  ESSID:"linksys" 
          Mode:Managed  Frequency:2.437 GHz  Access Point: 00:23:69:F7:04:14  
          Bit Rate:1 Mb/s   Tx-Power=13 dBm  
          Retry short limit:8   RTS thr=2347 B   Fragment thr=2346 B  
          Encryption key:off
          Power Management:off
          Link Quality=24/100  Signal level=-77 dBm  Noise level=-85 dBm
          Rx invalid nwid:0  Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
          Tx excessive retries:52  Invalid misc:11754   Missed beacon:0

root@overo:~# opkg update
Downloading http://www.gumstix.net/feeds/unstable/ipk/glibc/armv7a/base/Packages.gz
Downloading http://www.gumstix.net/feeds/unstable/ipk/glibc/armv7a/debug/Packages.gz
Downloading http://www.gumstix.net/feeds/unstable/ipk/glibc/armv7a/gstreamer/Packages.gz
Downloading http://www.gumstix.net/feeds/unstable/ipk/glibc//all/Packages.gz
Downloading http://www.gumstix.net/feeds/unstable/ipk/glibc/armv7a/machine/overo/Packages.gz
Downloading http://www.gumstix.net/feeds/unstable/ipk/glibc/armv7a/perl/Packages.gz
Downloading http://www.gumstix.net/feeds/unstable/ipk/glibc/armv7a/python/Packages.gz
Collected errors:
 * Failed to download http://www.gumstix.net/feeds/unstable/ipk/glibc/armv7a/base/Packages.gz.
error detail: Couldn't resolve host name
 * Failed to download http://www.gumstix.net/feeds/unstable/ipk/glibc/armv7a/debug/Packages.gz.
error detail: Couldn't resolve host name
 * Failed to download http://www.gumstix.net/feeds/unstable/ipk/glibc/armv7a/gstreamer/Packages.gz.
error detail: Couldn't resolve host name
 * Failed to download http://www.gumstix.net/feeds/unstable/ipk/glibc//all/Packages.gz.
error detail: Couldn't resolve host name
 * Failed to download http://www.gumstix.net/feeds/unstable/ipk/glibc/armv7a/machine/overo/Packages.gz.
error detail: Couldn't resolve host name
 * Failed to download http://www.gumstix.net/feeds/unstable/ipk/glibc/armv7a/perl/Packages.gz.
error detail: Couldn't resolve host name
 * Failed to download http://www.gumstix.net/feeds/unstable/ipk/glibc/armv7a/python/Packages.gz.
error detail: Couldn't resolve host name
root@overo:~# ping google.com
ping: bad address 'google.com'
root@overo:~# ping 192.198.1.1
PING 192.198.1.1 (192.198.1.1): 56 data bytes
ping: sendto: Network is unreachable
root@overo:~#


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Thomas Davis
Jackson State University
Computer Engineering Major