wi0 values like Wepkey etc...
brooks at one-eyed-alien.net
Fri Dec 3 12:32:20 PST 2004
On Fri, Dec 03, 2004 at 09:27:54PM +0100, Kiffin Gish wrote:
> I decided to dump Windows for good and installed FreeBSD on my laptop. That
> makes me happy, but I cannot for the life of me connect to the Internet via
> my Dell TrueMobile PCMCIA-card.
> I use this:
> ifconfig wi0 ssis my_ssid wepmode on wepkey 0x12345.
> I have set the SSID and can see that it works, but what is the syntax of
> wepkey 0x12345? If my key is 12345 (decimal) do I use 0x12345, the hex-value
> e.g. 0x3039, or just wepkey 12345?
> Nothing seems to work. Is there something I am missing?
If the first two characters are 0x then the entry is in HEX (0x12345 is
invalid). Otherwise it's an ASCII string. A wep key of the decimal
number 12345 is entierly non-sensical.
Any statement of the form "X is the one, true Y" is FALSE.
PGP fingerprint 655D 519C 26A7 82E7 2529 9BF0 5D8E 8BE9 F238 1AD4
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