[unclug] WEP

Fred Stutzman fred at metalab.unc.edu
Thu Jan 29 13:19:12 EST 2004


Silly question, but I've got to ask it.  You're running this as superuser, 
right?

Thanks,
Fred

On Thu, 29 Jan 2004, Cristobal M Palmer wrote:

> I'm running Debian GNU/Linux (testing/Sarge), and I can't for the life of
> me figure out how to get WEP working.
> 
> My dad has an Apple Airport 802.11b network that my compie ("Socrates")
> talks to nicely, and the folks in the apartment immediately above me are
> nice enough to allow me access to their Linksys WAP, so I'm left
> scratching my head as to why
> 
> # iwconfig eth1 essid "UNC-1"
> # iwconfig eth1 key XXXX-XXXX-XX restricted
> # iwconfig eth1 key on
> # ifup eth1
> 
> fails so miserably here on campus.
> 
> When I did the above, I got an error message that kept posting ERROR
> -16:issuing command blah blah blah
> 
> and wouldn't go away with ^z.
> 
> :-/
> 
> I'm hoping there's someone who kept reading after "Debian GNU/Linux"
> 
> :-P
> 
> Maybe somebody can help?
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> 
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