wi0 values like Wepkey etc...
brooks at one-eyed-alien.net
Fri Dec 3 14:28:10 PST 2004
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On Fri, Dec 03, 2004 at 09:35:32PM +0100, Kiffin Gish wrote:
> On my wireless LAN though I have it set to ASCII 1234 so does that mean the
> syntax is "wepkey 1234" then?
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Brooks Davis [mailto:brooks at one-eyed-alien.net]
> > Sent: Friday, December 03, 2004 21:34
> > To: Kiffin Gish
> > Cc: freebsd-mobile at freebsd.org
> > Subject: Re: wi0 values like Wepkey etc...
> > 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.
> > -- Brooks
> > --
> > 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
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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