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Old 06-04-2004, 09:58 PM   #1
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Angry Using wep in a wireless card PROBLEMS

Hy there I have a linksys WUSB11 v2.6 i am using the atmel driver from . I can put my wireless card working without wep but i really need wep (64bits enough for me) ! Here is a description of my card and the problem:

iwconfig (print)

lo no wireless extensions.

eth0 no wireless extensions.

atml0 ATMEL RFMD503A ESSID:"VaDor" Nickname:"VaDor"
Mode:Managed Channel:6 Access Point: 00:0F:3D:27:C1:13
Bit Rate:11Mb/s
RTS thr=2347 B Fragment thr=2346 B
Encryption key:0000-0000-00 Security mode: open
Link Quality:100 Signal level:67 Noise level:0
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0


root@yoni:/etc/rc.d# iwconfig atml0 key C392-2A95-3E

Error for wireless request "Set Encode" (8B2A) :
SET failed on device atml0 ; Invalid argument.


I can't put weP!! someone can help me?

thks ppl

Last edited by vador; 06-04-2004 at 09:59 PM.
Old 06-05-2004, 08:31 AM   #2
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key C392-2A95-3E
I'm guessing that the dashes may be causing the tripup. Yes, I know the man for iwconfig shows them, but I've never used them. The rest of the command looks fine.


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