Set up of Wireless on laptop

Chris racerx at
Sun Jan 16 08:08:40 PST 2005

Mick Walker wrote:
> Hi all, 
> I have bought myself a wireless network card (Linksys WPC11 VER 3), it
> is detected by the kernel and it shows up in ifconfig as wi0.
> However I cant seem to get it to work, I have followed the instructions
> in the hand book, it works fine if I disable wep on the wireless access
> point, however with it enabled it doesn't work at all.
> Could someone give me a brief outline of how to get wep working?
> If you need any other data, I would be happy to help.
> Thanks
> Mick


	Try something like this in /etc/rc.conf
ifconfig_wi0="inet netmask ssid SOMESSID 

Where SOMESSIS is the name of your WAP and
where the 0xXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX is the wep key (128 in this case)

Best regards,

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