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Currently Being ModeratedJun 24, 2007 2:38 PM (in response to Core)The only thing I have found to fix the problem is to reboot the router. A big drag for others on the network for sure.
Nobody here can even tell you why the Macbook believes it is connected but it isn't. Not even the Apple Store or calling customer support, in my experience with this issue.
The Macbook sits there with all the lines but they mean nothing because in reality it isn't even connected to the wireless router.
Make sure your router has the latest firmware.MacBook, Mac OS X (10.4.10), White -2 Ghz Core 2 Duo 1 Gig Ram 80 Gig HD
Currently Being ModeratedJun 24, 2007 5:24 PM (in response to iRandy)I have the 10.4.10 issue (I think) and rebooting the router hasn't helped... have tried that several times.
I look forward to hearing if your 10.4.9 setup works!macbook Black, Mac OS X (10.4.3), 2 gigs RAM, creative apps
Currently Being ModeratedJun 24, 2007 8:45 PM (in response to iRandy)Hi
It's today's cheap / sh**ty routers. My USR5461 for all reasonable arguments never gives me problems -- it's so extremely rare. However, this Netgear that I'm now using is a big piece of worthless junk. I have to reset it at least once every two days. Of course, I've never thought extremely high of Netgear, Linksys, or D-Link but eh... Especially not Linksys. I haven't had a problem with Belkin either but much less experience with them. So, one never knows.
The only reason I'm using the Netgear is because I've been having XBOX Live issues and it is supposedly XBL compatible. Now I figured out that it's just Gears of War that's horribly programmed on the network ( multiplayer ) side. It's the only game I've had problems with and each update has made it worse and worse for even others that I play with. So, I should just switch back to my reliable USR.MacBook 2GHz White, Mac OS X (10.4.8), 2GB, 100GB ( 7.2K )
Currently Being ModeratedJun 25, 2007 12:24 AM (in response to MacCheetah3)Even if the routers are 'cheap / sh**ty', that's no excuse for the Mac to crash.
For what it's worth, I've got a Linksys WRTSL54GS and WRT54GL here, both running OpenWrt, and they're working quite well with MacBook, MacBook Pro, PowerBook and Quad G5. Even with a 3 year old D-Link 624, I never had kernel panics in the Mac's airport kernel extension. I picked up the Linksys boxes a couple months ago, wanting the flexibility of Linux-based routers, and I'm pretty impressed with how well they're working.
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