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Old 06-15-2006, 01:12 AM   #1
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Problem connecting to access point

I'm running Fedora Core 5 on a Dell Inspiron 1100.
I've just installed a Netgear WG511 wireless card and am trying
to connect to my access point.

These are the steps that I have tried

> iwlist eth0 scan

eth0 Scan completed:
Cell 01 - Address: <My access point's MAC>
Encryption keyff
Frequency:2.437 Ghz (channel 6)

So my card sees the access point...

iwconfig eth0 essid Wes
iwconfig eth0 mode Managed
dhclient eth0

When I try iwconfig, I see

eth0 IEEE 802.11b/g ESSID:"Wes" Nickname:"localhost.localdomain"
Mode Managed ....

However,`I cannot seem to get a connection....

What am I doing wrong?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Old 06-16-2006, 08:04 PM   #2
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