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I have no idea what her wireless card is or how to find out.
I really have no idea what I am doing. I tried messing around with rc.inet1.config and rc.wireless.config. I even went so far as downloading the wpa_suplicant package . . . but have no idea what to do with it.
I installed them following the instructions. They didn't work, so I checked out dmesg. It told me to install an earlier version. I did that.
The only thing different from today and yesterday is that the little LED for wireless shows up on her computer.
The truth is I have no idea what setup files I need to touch or what needs to be in them. From what I have found, I have to edit the rc.inet.config and wpa_supplicant.config file. I have found a few sites explaining what I need, but none of them seem to be working for me.
A copy of someone else's .config files would probably be very useful; especially if you're encrypting using AES.
Good sign, my Broadcom did the same, but worked /etc/rc.d/rc.wireless tries to set nickname on the interface - that can't be done by Broadcom driver and the result is in your posts. Don't worry about that. Please, post the output of