cchin at ack.Berkeley.EDU
Tue Apr 18 17:10:18 UTC 2006
The following reply was made to PR bin/95956; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Christopher Chin <cchin at ack.Berkeley.EDU>
To: Ruslan Ermilov <ru at freebsd.org>
Cc: freebsd-gnats-submit at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: bin/95956: 128-bit
Date: Tue, 18 Apr 2006 10:03:36 -0700 (PDT)
On Mon, 17 Apr 2006 (21:49 +0300), Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
> Date: Mon, 17 Apr 2006 21:49:04 +0300
> From: Ruslan Ermilov <ru at freebsd.org>
> To: Christopher Chin <cchin at ack.Berkeley.EDU>
> Cc: freebsd-gnats-submit at freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: bin/95956: 128-bit
> On Mon, Apr 17, 2006 at 06:38:55PM +0000, Christopher Chin wrote:
>> After a recent cvsup, buildworld, and new kernel, I can no longer
>> effectively use 128bit wep with my wi0 driver.
>> This worked beautifully with my 5.4, and I'm pretty sure this worked
>> well after my upgrade to 6.0 and 6.1-PRERELEASE.
>> bubble (cchin):/home/cchin# ifconfig wi0 wep wepkey 0x12345678901234567890abcdef
>> ifconfig: SIOCS80211: Invalid argument
>> bubble (cchin):/home/cchin#
>> From the ifconfig(8) manpage:
> : A WEP key will be either 5 or 13 characters (40 or 104 bits)
> : depending of the local network and the capabilities of the
> : adaptor.
Thanks, Ruslan.... however, I suppose that 5 or 13
characters refers to ASCII representations. The number
of hex digits will differ.
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