Linux on the Laptop

I’ve been muking with my laptop a good bit more, I found only one problem: Wireless is a bit iffy. There’s alot of times when I ifup wlan0 that it will sit there trying to get DHCP and end up doing nothing. Of course if I iwconfig the ap mac, essid and channel – the connection is alot more likely to work (though a script in /etc/network/if-pre-up.d/ is supposed to...