Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Networking > Linux - Wireless Networking
User Name
Linux - Wireless Networking This forum is for the discussion of wireless networking in Linux.


  Search this Thread
Old 11-06-2004, 05:10 PM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: Nov 2004
Posts: 7

Rep: Reputation: 0
Wifi Config Problem?

I have a gateway M500 laptop with an ORiNOCO Integrated. 802.11b card. I have RHEL AS v3 installed on the box. At first during the install I had my wireless AP configured without WEP enabled and I was broadcasting my SSID. The whole time I had my router set like this my Wifi connection was great! However, now I want to secure my home network and have reinabled WEP and turn off broadcast of my SSID. Iím not sure where to put my SSID and WEP Key. The card shows up as eth1 and I canít find anywhere in the setting to configure this info. Please help???
Old 11-07-2004, 11:23 AM   #2
Registered: Mar 2003
Location: Scotland
Distribution: Slackware, RedHat, Debian
Posts: 12,047

Rep: Reputation: 66
Moved: This thread is more suitable in Wireless Networking and has been moved accordingly to help your thread/question get the exposure it deserves.
Old 11-07-2004, 04:46 PM   #3
Registered: Mar 2004
Location: UK/West Yorkshire/Huddersfield
Distribution: Fedora 7
Posts: 982

Rep: Reputation: 30
Hullo RedCamel,

Simple stuff really.

If you want to change/add your ssid you need to use the console (possibly as root) to

iwconfig eth1 essid <youressid>
and as for WEP

iwconfig eth1 key restricted <yourkey>


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Can't "make config" whilst attempting wifi card install on Debian Sarge. Keychain Linux - Hardware 3 09-19-2008 12:24 PM
wifi config in suse is hopeless . please rescue me.... avimd Linux - Wireless Networking 3 09-16-2005 10:13 AM
help a newbie config wifi on linux jimbob3000 Linux - Hardware 4 08-03-2005 12:14 AM
WiFi GUI config Matir Linux - Wireless Networking 3 06-28-2005 04:26 PM
newbie wifi config question otoomet Linux - Wireless Networking 3 01-28-2005 12:24 PM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Networking > Linux - Wireless Networking

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:00 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration