Set up of Wireless on laptop

Eric F Crist ecrist at
Sun Jan 16 08:35:59 PST 2005

On Jan 16, 2005, at 6:36 AM, 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

For example, try something similar to this:

ifconfig wi0 inet netmask 0xffffff00 ssid my_net wepmode 
on wepkey 0x8736639624

For more information, see man 4 wi

Eric F Crist                  "I am so smart, S.M.R.T!"
Secure Computing Networks              -Homer J Simpson
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