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Re: linux-wlan-ng wep

Quoting Yves Rutschle (debian.anti-spam@rutschle.net):
> On Fri, Oct 17, 2003 at 03:25:15PM +0200, Maximilian Pascher wrote:
> > please excuse this stupid question, but where the heck do I find the correct 
> > config file for linux-wlan-ng to set a wep key?
> Not really a stupid question... I think the whole WLAN
> system lacks a bit of maturation in the Linux (Debian?)
> world, and there are indeed settings all over the place.
> Also, I have a suspicion that Debian does things in a
> different way than other distributions, rendering lots of
> documentation slightly wrong.
> Apparently, encryption keys are manipulated with
> iwconfig(8), and most iwconfig parameters I have for my card
> are defined in /etc/network/interfaces, preceded with
> "wireless_". So if I were you, I'd try to add my key for the
> appropriate interface as:
> iface wlan0 inet dhcp
>         wireless_mode managed
>         wireless_essid my_network
>         wireless_enc 0001-0002-0003-0004
> I haven't tried encryption at all yet, so this message is
> given to you free of charge and free of warranty, including
> that any of it is even remotely true :-)
> Do let us know if that works tho!
> /Y
I've used the command wireless_key before, which worked fine. So, if
wireless_enc doesn't, try that. They should be exactly equivalent AFAIK.


Matt Foster

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