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Old 2nd June 2008
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More noise than signal
 
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I have highlighted what I believe is the error.
Code:
Destination        Gateway            Flags    Refs      Use    Mtu  Interface
default            192.168.2.65       UGS         2     6057      -   rl0
127/8              127.0.0.1          UGRS        0        0  33208   lo0
127.0.0.1          127.0.0.1          UH          2        0  33208   lo0
192.168.2/24       link#1             UC          1        0      -   rl0
192.168.2.65       00:13:10:e7:d2:a2  UHLc        1        0      -   rl0
192.168.2.252      127.0.0.1          UGHS        0        0  33208   lo0
224/4              127.0.0.1          URS         0        0  33208   lo0
2.252 is your wireless NIC, but it is routed through your loopback channel. This means that every packet you attempt to send out through that NIC goes through your loopback network, and it ends up nowhere.

Don't believe me? Test it yourself:
# ifconfig rum0 down
# ifconfig rl0 down
# route flush all
# dhclient rum0
I think you will find your wireless network suddenly works.

The fix, of course, is to either add routing commands to your /etc/hostname files, or, keep your NICs on separate subnets.
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