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Anyone that can help me out with this annoying problem will surely end what is becomming a real headache.
I have a linksys wireless router and and a pcmcia wireless card in my laptop. The setup when using windows connects to my home network fine. But under linux I'm having a hard time getting it to work consistently.
My wireless network requires a 128bit key. When I try to manually enter the ESSID, NWID, KEY, and Nick Name I have no luck at all connecting. So I turned off the WEP settings and removed the KEY and Nick Name under YaST and I was able to join the network and all was fine.
At this point not wanting to leave my wireless network open. I then using linux connect to my router turn on the WEP settings, copy the key, and set the KEY and Nick Name in YaST. This works and I'm able to use the network and browse the internet.
But when I restart the computer I'm no longer able to join the network or surf the net. Looking at the YaST settings after the restart shows the right information.