Problems hitting Airport Extreme Base Station with WEP
I'm trying to connect to an Airport Extreme Base Station using WEP. I am
trying to connect from an iBook rev2.2 using the old wireless card -- I
can connect fine without WEP.
My interfaces file has the following stanza:
iface eth0 inet static
up iwconfig eth0 essid clw
up iwconfig eth0 enc <password>.
First of all its difficult to find out what the key is as I understand I have
to try and extract the hex key. I dumped the config files after changing
my base station from 40bit WEP to 128bit WEP and found that the only
Any ideas on how to extract the keys? I've tried using these keys, but I
get errors (obviously, I suppose, since they are the wrong length...):
# iwconfig eth0 key kcpW1OU=
Error for wireless request "Set Encode" (8B2A) :
invalid argument "kcpW1OU=".