ifconfig wepkey on 6.0

Fabian Keil freebsd-listen at fabiankeil.de
Sun Feb 12 05:04:44 PST 2006

"kalin mintchev" <kalin at el.net> wrote:

>   according to the man page of ifconfig in 6.0 the wepkey should be 5
> or 13 characters. the wep key i always had is way longer than 13
> characters 128 bit - one key only..  so when i try to set it up to
> the wi0 i get:
> # ifconfig wi0 wepkey 1:0xWEPKEY128BITENCRYPTIONBLAHBLA
> ifconfig: SIOCS80211: Invalid argument

Did you look in /var/log/messages?

It probably tells you to load wlan_wep.

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