wi0 values like Wepkey etc...

Eric Schuele e.schuele at computer.org
Sat Dec 4 09:16:00 PST 2004

Kiffin Gish wrote:
> Great, I got it working (almost) with the following:
>  wepmode on wepkey 2:40-bit xxxxxxxx
> Now status is "associated" but I still cannot get to the internet.
> I have to go through the wireless router ( which is connected
> through the DSL modem ( etc.
> I can ping myself (, but when I try and ping other machines
> ( hooked up via the router, or the router and/or the modem, I
> get:
> sendto: Host is down.
> And when I try to ping my dns server I get:
> Sendto: No route to host.
> What about the stationname value?
> Under my old Windows system it worked fine with these settings, so I know
> they are alright, but now that I have dumped Windows for good, it would sure
> be nice to access the network.
Sounds like you do not have a default route or any DNS servers specified.

Can you post output to:
    netstat -r
    cat /etc/resolv.conf

Are you using DHCP?

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