ifconfig wi0 "10 number HEX key" arg ?
bill at wiliweld.com
Sun Aug 27 17:40:00 UTC 2006
I'm on a wifi network where all the other Unix(like) and Windows
laptops seem to be able to pass a "ten" (10) digit number as the
In the "ifconfig" manpage for FreeBSD-6.1 it states, under the
stanza for "wepkey" that the number must be 5 or 13 chars long.
The number that is being used for the 10 digit key is:
So, I've tried numerous calc's to see if I can convert this to a
HEX, 5 or 13 char output and was wondering if I'm missing something.
Of course, when WEP is turned off the wireless nic works find.
Bill Schoolcraft <*> http://wiliweld.com
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