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A possible fix for Internet hotspot connection failures
Authored by: LC on Mar 29, '07 06:15:53PM

After an OS X system and/or airport client (framework/driver) update on my systems, I have found
that sometimes on the first startup after the update, it tries to join an airport wireless network,
tries to get my join password from the Keychain, asks to update the keychain, etc.
But I find that that executable called "airport" gets stuck. Therefore I am never able to join my home
network. So when this happens, I forcibly kill that "airport" process, using either Activity Monitor or using
a command-line kill. After that first run and kill, everything is fine.
This has happened from several OS X updates over the past couple of years. Hope that helps someone; Larry



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A possible fix for Internet hotspot connection failures
Authored by: LC on Mar 29, '07 06:25:54PM

I mean, when the "airport" process gets stuck, you see the
spinning beachball any time you point at the Airport pull-down
menu extra. Larry



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