I think the problem is the DNS. Do you have any DNS server (/etc/resolv.conf) ?
 
It's a possibility.
 
Regards.
 
----- Original Message -----
From: Thomas Davis
To: gumstix-users@lists.sourceforge.net
Sent: Wednesday, July 21, 2010 4:59 PM
Subject: Re: [Gumstix-users] [Gumstix users] Overo Wifi

I am still getting the same syntax when I try to run opkg update.  My Overo is definitely connecting to the wireless access points, but it seems like nothing is being sent or received.

root@overo:/etc/network# iwconfig wlan0 essid linksys    
root@overo:/etc/network# ADDRCONF(NETDEV_CHANGE): wlan0: link becomes ready
root@overo:/etc/network# 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=48/100  Signal level=-72 dBm  Noise level=-90 dBm
          Rx invalid nwid:0  Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
          Tx excessive retries:173  Invalid misc:41855   Missed beacon:0

root@overo:/etc/network# 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:/etc/network#


--
Thomas Davis
Jackson State University
Computer Engineering Major


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