howto load or install wlan_wep module on freeBSD 5.4 ?
Andrew L. Gould
algould at datawok.com
Tue Aug 9 01:46:25 GMT 2005
On Mon, 8 Aug 2005 19:58:03 -0400 (EDT)
"PK" <piotrekk at excite.com> wrote:
> I removed the interface conf. from the cable but still doesn't work.
> What's very strange is authmode OPEN:
> # ifconfig
> ath0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
> inet 192.168.2.20 netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast 192.168.2.255
> inet6 fe80::20f:b5ff:fe26:d1c9%ath0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x1
> ether 00:0f:c4:12:b2:b8
> media: IEEE 802.11 Wireless Ethernet autoselect (DS/1Mbps)
> status: no carrier
> ssid myssid 1:myssid
> channel -1 authmode OPEN powersavemode OFF powersavesleep 100
> rtsthreshold 2312 protmode CTS
> wepmode MIXED weptxkey 1
> wepkey 1:104-bit
> howto change it to shared ?
> # ifconfig ath0 authmode shared
> ifconfig: SIOCS80211: Invalid argument
I also use a shared key; but I've never had to set the mode explicitly.
Is the channel correct?
Do you have an active firewall that could be blocking the wireless
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