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Re: PCMCIA wireless help needed


This is what I have in my /etc/network/interfaces file:

iface wlan0 inet dhcp
        wireless_mode managed
        wireless_essid homenet
        wireless_key xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
        name Wireless LAN card

Hope this helps,


> On Wed, 2005-03-08 at 19:45 +0000, Terrence Brannon wrote:
>> eth2      IEEE 802.11-DS  ESSID:"not_sure_what_to_set"  Nickname:"HERMES
>> I"
>>           Mode:Managed  Frequency:2.457 GHz  Access Point:
>> 44:44:44:44:44:44
>>           Bit Rate:2 Mb/s   Tx-Power=15 dBm   Sensitivity:1/3
>>           Retry limit:4   RTS thr:off   Fragment thr:off
>>           Encryption key:off
>>           Power Management:off
>>           Link Quality=0/92  Signal level=134/153  Noise level=134/153
>>           Rx invalid nwid:0  Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
>>           Tx excessive retries:0  Invalid misc:0   Missed beacon:0
> It looks like you don't have your wireless card setup to use encryption.
> You will need to have the encryption turned on for your wireless card
> and make sure that it has the correct key to use with your hub.
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