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Old 11-01-2007, 10:48 PM   #1
G-Unot
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WEP Help


Hi guys,

im running slackware 12. the problem im having is i havnt been able to coonect to my network when i turn my WEP on.

my configuration of /etc/rc.d/rc.wireless.conf for the first part looks like this

INFO="Any :ESSID"
ESSID="any"
Key="Key here in hex"

i connect just fine as long as i dont have they Key part included into the config, can anyone tell me how i can connect through wep please

thanx
 
Old 11-02-2007, 12:13 AM   #2
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This post seems related. It looks like the guy got it working by uninstalling the Slackware 12 wireless-tools package and installing the wireless-tools package for Slackware 11

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...are-12-576247/
 
Old 11-02-2007, 10:33 PM   #3
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Nope didnt werk
 
Old 11-03-2007, 06:11 AM   #4
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i connect just fine as long as i dont have they Key part included into the config, can anyone tell me how i can connect through wep please
I'm not sure that I entirely understand what you've got here. If you have WEP enabled on your access point, you shouldn't be able to connect unless you've got the key entered. However, if you haven't enabled WEP on your access point, then entering a key here would prevent you from connecting.

So if you could fill in a bit of detail it might help.
 
Old 11-03-2007, 11:39 AM   #5
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okay sorry,
i have to turn off my WEP because i cannot connect, however if i had the KEY="key" in my config when my router isnt WEP, it still doent let me connect to the internet
 
Old 11-04-2007, 05:43 AM   #6
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however if i had the KEY="key" in my config when my router isnt WEP, it still doent let me connect to the internet
That is because your router isn't expecting encrypted traffic. You can't mix WEP and non-WEP. Either both the card and the access point have to be using WEP or you have to have it off on both. Having one using WEP and one not using WEP will never work.
 
  


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