[unclug] WEP

Fred Stutzman fred at metalab.unc.edu
Thu Jan 29 16:08:59 EST 2004


yeah - now that I think about it, my redhat laptop only became wireless 
happy after i utilized the cisco acu client.  might want to give that a 
shot.

Fred



On Thu, 29 Jan 2004, Jeff Bollinger wrote:

> >>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.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>							       .--.
> >>>                                                              |o_o |
> >>>                                                              ||_/ |
> >>>Peace,                                                       //   \ \
> >>>                                                            (|     | )
> >>>  CMP	                                                   /'\_   _/`\
> 
> What type NIC are you using?  I seem to vaguely recall some success 
> using the Cisco card and their configuration utility (yeah, they 
> actually made one for Linux!)  Don't know if its still available though...
> 
> Jeff
> 
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