fail with wireless network configuration with "SIOCS80211:
Paul B. Mahol
onemda at gmail.com
Fri Oct 31 02:53:12 PDT 2008
On 10/31/08, Zhang Weiwu <zhangweiwu at realss.com> wrote:
> Paul B. Mahol wrote:
>> On 10/30/08, Zhang Weiwu <zhangweiwu at realss.com> wrote:
>>> Zhang Weiwu wrote:
>>>> Hello. I am trying to get an AboveCable (model: ACPC 2000-01) wireless
>>>> card connected to my home network with 40-bit Hex WEP Encryption on
>>>> FreeBSD 6.1.
>>>> # ifconfig wi0 inet 192.168.1.90 ssid ZWW wepmode on wepkey 0xea82552825
>>>> ifconfig: SIOCS80211: Invalid argument
>> Why is "deftxkey 1" missing ?
>> from ifconfig(8)
>> Note that you must set a default transmit key with deftxkey
>> the system to know which key to use in encrypting outbound
> That quoted line of text is not appearing in my version (6.4) FreeBSD's
> I tried to add "deftxkey 1", same result. a.k.a. the interface is
> configured, but DHCP couldn't obtain IP address, manually assigned IP
> address couldn't communicate with other hosts.
send output of:
# ifconfig -v wi0
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