Wireless adapter associated, rx ok, tx ko

Jeremie Le Hen jeremie at le-hen.org
Fri Feb 29 12:43:28 UTC 2008


Sam,

On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 07:16:37PM -0800, Sam Leffler wrote:
>  Jeremie Le Hen wrote:
> > Thanks for your reply.  You are right indeed.  It was not obvious to me
> > that I should set a tx keyid manually, partly because when setting the
> > WEP key, ifconfig(8) assumes key 1 if no index is specified.
> > Would it be correct to set the default tx keyid to 1?  On the contrary,
> > I will provide an update to the manpage stating setting the default tx
> > keyid is mandatory.
> 
>  Yes, it seems the man page doesn't call out that you need to setup a 
>  deftxkey in order for outbound traffic to be encrypted when using WEP. If 
>  you use wpa_supplicant it will do that for you.
> 
>  Please send me something for ifconfig(8).

You will find a diff against the ifconfig(8) manpage attached.  Feel
free to reword what you feel necessary, as I'm not a native english
speaker.

Thank you.
Regards,
-- 
Jeremie Le Hen
< jeremie at le-hen dot org >< ttz at chchile dot org >
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