Anybody using wep encryption with ndis on a recent FreeBSD 5.4?

Fabian Keil freebsd-listen at
Tue Jan 3 07:17:14 PST 2006

Since about a month ago I can no longer use wep encryption
with up to date ndis.

fk at TP51 ~ $uname -a
FreeBSD TP51.local 5.4-STABLE FreeBSD 5.4-STABLE #28: Mon Jan  2
12:37:11 CET 2006     fk at TP51.local:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/THINKPAD  i386

root at TP51 /root #ifconfig ndis0 wepkey 0x$key
ifconfig: SIOCS80211: Invalid argument

On FreeBSD 6.0 this means you have to kldload wlan_wep.ko,
but on FreeBSD 5.4 there is no wlan_wep.ko.

ATM I use ndis modules from an older build without trouble.

Is anybody else seeing this?

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