need help setting up wireless on my computer
freebsd-listen at fabiankeil.de
Mon Jan 2 12:41:57 PST 2006
Brian John <brianjohn at fusemail.com> wrote:
> I just went to compUSA and bought their generic 802.11g PCI wireless
> card. I was able to install it using the windows drivers at ndis0
> (see output from ifconfig below).
> The problem I'm having is I seem to be able to connect, but can't
> talk to anything. I am using WEP encryption and I am not
> broadcasting my SSID. My laptop running windows works flawlessly.
> I've tried this command to connect to the network:
> ifconfig ndis0 inet 192.168.0.10 netmask 255.255.255.255 ssid Brian
> wepmode on wepkey <my key> channel 9
> ...and it seems to connect (see output from ifconfig after connected
> below). However, I can't ping my router and I can't get on the
> Internet. Can someone please help me out?
> ifconfig ndis0
> ndis0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
> inet6 fe80::20e:2eff:fe6d:4c9d%ndis0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x4
> inet 192.168.0.10 netmask 0xffffffff broadcast 192.168.0.10
> ether 00:0e:2e:6d:4c:9d
> media: IEEE 802.11 Wireless Ethernet autoselect (OFDM/54Mbps)
> status: associated
> ssid Brian 1:Brian
> channel 9 authmode OPEN powersavemode OFF powersavesleep 100
> rtsthreshold 2312 protmode CTS
> wepmode MIXED weptxkey 1
> wepkey 1:40-bit
Check the netmask. It probably should be 255.255.255.0.
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