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Old 04-05-2008, 04:19 PM   #1
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fedora 8 wifi connect problem


I got the bcm 4306 functioning, it will see the network but it will not connect endless loop of entering the wpa password. works fine with a usb wifi. Actually have to enter keyring password for it. the BCM 4306 doesn't The other computers in the house I had to setup a new wireless connection then it would connect. This laptop will not let me select create new wireless connection. can anybody tell me out to make that work. I installed iscdhcp in a effort to make the bcm 4306 to see the network any ideas before I replace the PCI Card. I am wondering if the problem is the card or settings.
Please help
Thank you
Craig

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Old 04-06-2008, 08:30 AM   #2
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Try it using the command-line tools.

Assume that your wireless device is wlan0, network name is "fred" and WEP key is "password":

ifconfig wlan0 up
ifconfig (to verify that wlan0 is there and UP)
iwconfig wlan0 essid fred key sassword
dhcpcd wlan0

To do the equivalent for WPA, look at the man page for iwconfig
 
  


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