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Old 02-10-2004, 01:17 AM   #1
santasballz
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can someone explain this error plz?


when iam trying to configure wireless under root i get this:
[root@localhost markymark]# iwconfig eth0 key off
Error for wireless request "Set Encode" (8B2A) :
SET failed on device eth0 ; Operation not supported.

anything i do related to
iwconfig eth0 something something

i get the error.
anyone know why this is happening?
 
Old 02-10-2004, 01:23 AM   #2
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Is eth0 a wireless eithernet adapter? What driver are you using for your wireless card? Does it work if you do an ifconfig eth0 up first?
 
Old 02-10-2004, 01:42 AM   #3
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iam not really sure work eth0 is, but its most likley adaptor
iam using belkin adaptor

sorry it does work with ifconfig eth0, i get this:
Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:05:5D:FD2:A7
UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:100
RX bytes:0 (0.0 b) TX bytes:0 (0.0 b)
Interrupt:19 Base address:0xec00


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Old 02-10-2004, 11:03 AM   #4
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any idea?
 
Old 02-10-2004, 11:30 AM   #5
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Have you installed the wireless tools?
 
Old 02-10-2004, 02:18 PM   #6
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yep
 
  


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