>- My Wireless infrastructure also does not broadcast my ESSID. Does anyone know if I can connect
> to a network that does not broadcast the ESSID? It seems as though iwconfig doesn't actually set
> the ESSID unless it can compare what the user typed against what it can see on its wireless interface.
I can connect to a hidden ESSID. I wrote a simple little script to set ESSID and WEP key and run dhcp client. I have to launch the script twice because the first try always comes up with a blank ESSID, but the second try generally works. --- SuSE 9.1/ndiswrapper/Belkin F5D7010 802.11-G PCMCIA card.