still struggling with ndiswrapper

Jeff Vian jvian10 at charter.net
Thu Nov 3 13:44:53 UTC 2005


On Wed, 2005-11-02 at 22:24 -0500, James Pifer wrote:
> > 
> > one thing I forget about WEP is putting the "0x"
> > before the hex string. did you do that for wep
> > connection?
> > 
> > 
> 
> When I tried that I got an error that said:
> Error for wireless request "Set Encode" (8B2A) :
>     invalid argument "0x[my key was here]".
> 
> I also tried creating a keys-wlan0 file under:
> /etc/sysconfig/networking/devices
> 
> The only thing in the file was:
> KEY=0x[my key here]
> 
> That didn't seem to work either. Can anyone elaborate on the keys-wlan0
> file? I'll do some googling. 
> 
BTW, iwconfig and the ifup scripts know the key value is in hex, so it
needs to be exact, not with the preceding "0x" when it is entered.

> Thanks,
> James
> 




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