Missing wep_wlan at 5.4 (was: Atheros (ath0) no RX traffic)

Fabian Keil freebsd-listen at fabiankeil.de
Tue Nov 8 04:48:13 PST 2005

Sam Leffler <sam at errno.com> wrote:

> Stephen Montgomery-Smith wrote:
> > Richard Arends wrote:

> >> Today I upgraded my laptop from 5-STABLE to 6-STABLE. After the
> >> upgrade, my wireless is not working anymore.
> > 
> > 
> > You are doing better than me.  I try this:
> > ifconfig ath0 wepkey 12345
> > and get
> > ifconfig: SIOCS80211: Invalid argument
> > 
> > (Actually maybe that is happening to you as well, but since you are 
> > setting ifconfig_ath0 from within rc.conf, you might be missing
> > this error message as it flies by in your start up.)
> > 
> > I get this error on other wireless cards as well.
> kldload wlan_wep

Since a few days I get "ifconfig: SIOCS80211: Invalid argument"
while trying to set up wep with up to date ndis stuff on 5.4.

ATM I use an older ndis build which still works.

wlan_wep seems to exist at 6.0 only:

Is there some secret I don't know about?

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