Re: I'm one step away from Airport
On Mon, 15 Oct 2001, Orion Buckminster Montoya wrote:
> At this point I do:
> # ifdown eth0
This likely erased all your useful routes. Check /sbin/route.
> $ ping harper.uchicago.edu
> ping: unknown host harper.uchicago.edu
> $ ping 126.96.36.199
> PING 188.8.131.52 (184.108.40.206): 56 data bytes
> ping: sendto: Network is unreachable
> ping: wrote 220.127.116.11 64 chars, ret=-1
also I hope you know about Apples helpful (*cough* ahem) munging of the
WEP key. If you type hex into the Airport "password", you need to
translate that to get *actual* hex. To stay sane, precede the WEP key
with a dollar sign when configuring the Airport base station.