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I have a ThinkPad T520 running Ubuntu 11.10 (AMD64). I am connecting to a Cisco WAP (802.11N) secured with WPA2. At random times (happens up to a few times per hour) I lose connectivity. The network shows as connected, but I cannot access any LAN or WAN resources (cannot ping my gateway either).

The only way to get it working again is to turn off the physical WLAN switch, wait a moment, and then turn it back on (disconnecting / reconnecting and disabling / reenabling via the software menu doesn't work).

Any ideas why this might be occurring and what I can do to fix this issue? Would like to test drive 11.10 for a bit longer, but will have to move back to Windows if I can't get this resolved (as it is impacting productivity).

Thank you in advance.

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closed as too localized by RolandiXor, fossfreedom Jan 4 '13 at 21:08

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Can you provide us with syslog and dmesg logs around the time of the drops –  benwh Feb 16 '12 at 23:05
It would also be helpful if you could run the command 'lspci' and see if you can determine the chipset of the WLAN adapter. –  Jayson Rowe Feb 20 '12 at 3:18
This question appears to be abandoned, if you are experiencing a similar issue please ask a new question with details pertaining to your problem. If you feel this question is not abandoned, please flag the question explaining that. :) –  Seth Dec 28 '12 at 1:36

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