Cristobal M Palmer
cmpalmer at email.unc.edu
Thu Jan 29 13:28:43 EST 2004
yes, I am running this as root.
I wasn't trying to comment-out my commands
'#' is the bash standard for the root command prompt, yes?
(I ask because I've only ever been root with Debian)
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On Thu, 29 Jan 2004, Fred Stutzman wrote:
> Silly question, but I've got to ask it. You're running this as superuser,
> 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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