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Old 01-23-2011, 07:18 PM   #1
DaveEnfield
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Why can't I authenticate my wireless WEP Key (even though it is correct)


I switched to the b43xx (lp-phy) driver, as opposed to the broadcom STA driver which I previously had. I have dell 8312b/g lp-phy(mini) wireless card.


I have the wireless detection, but when I attempt to connect to Fios WiFi it continuously asks for my WEP (I have the correct WEP and I have typed it in correctly) and fails to connect. I have also configured the network manager correctly, as I previously have for this connection.

I've read about the driver and firmware on linuxwireless and kernel.wireless. org.

http://pastebin.com/w44Xbgw3 (lspci -nnk output)
http://pastebin.com/C5BDhgZ9 (iwconfig output - this printed while trying to access the network)

Why is this happening? How can I fix this?

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Old 01-24-2011, 07:42 AM   #2
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First, just to make sure, you did install the b43 firmware, yes?

And second, the b43 driver requires a couple of options to work with your wireless card. Are you using those options?

Code:
sudo modprobe -r b43
sudo modprobe b43 pio=1 qos=0
Load module with the options at boot
Code:
echo "options b43 pio=1 qos=0" | sudo tee -a /etc/modprobe.d/modprobe.conf
 
Old 01-25-2011, 10:22 AM   #3
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Yes I installed the firmware; I used the b43-fwcutter. I am going to give those command options a go and get back to ya. Thanks for the help it is appreciated.
 
Old 01-25-2011, 12:24 PM   #4
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Quote:
Originally Posted by reed9 View Post
First, just to make sure, you did install the b43 firmware, yes?

And second, the b43 driver requires a couple of options to work with your wireless card. Are you using those options?

Code:
sudo modprobe -r b43
sudo modprobe b43 pio=1 qos=0
Load module with the options at boot
Code:
echo "options b43 pio=1 qos=0" | sudo tee -a /etc/modprobe.d/modprobe.conf
Thanks a lot it all worked out ! I ended up using
Code:
sudo modprobe -r b43
sudo rmmod b43
sudo modprobe b43 pio=1 qos=0
It works perfectly.
 
Old 02-14-2011, 07:05 PM   #5
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I have WUSB600N v2 and have Ubuntu 10.10 32 Bit. I have this same problem. But I don't know how to fix it. Please please help me.
 
  


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