I’ve been using Cafenet for years and connect quite happily with my various Macintosh laptops. Recently I bought an iPod touch with 802.11b/g wireless. The other day I took it down to Readings in Courtenay Place and tried to get online via Cafenet.
While it finds and joins the wireless network, I just can’t make it load the Cafenet home page so I can log in and surf. I’ve tried a hard restart (actually restarting, not just sleeping), but it’s just defeating me. I’ve just emailed Cafenet, seeking their help.
I checked the settings — it was using DHCP and seemed to have similar info to the MacBook I was using at the same time.
The error message it gives me (with an OK button) is:
Safari can’t open the page.
The error was “Operation could not be completed. (POSIX error -12 cannot allocate memory)” (NSPOSIXErrorDomain:12)
According to Cafenet’s What Do I Need?, my iPod touch meets the specs:
All the computer hardware you need to access the CaféNET service is a wireless (WiFi, 802.11b/g or WLAN) enabled laptop, PDA or phone.
If and when I get a response, I’ll post it here.