Netgear WG511 && WEP (on an emachine)

Scot L. Harris webid at
Thu May 27 22:32:58 UTC 2004

On Thu, 2004-05-27 at 17:37, Anthony Presley wrote:

> supported, at all (any change in this?), so I went out a picked up a
> Netgear WG511, 802.11g.  This card uses the prism54 module / driver, and
> works VERY well if I do not use WEP.
> However, if I'm using WEP, it doesn't work at all.  It cannot fetch an
> IP address, or anything.  The hex key is being stored in
> /etc/sysconfig/networking/devices/keys-eth1, in the format:

> Is WEP working with prism54?  What about on the 64-bit kernel?

I'm not using that particular card but I do have a DWL-G650 card working
with the prism54 drivers using WEP just fine.  This is on a Dell
Latitude CPx laptop with FC2.  

My keys-eth0 file does not have the s: in the key.  That may be the

Scot L. Harris <webid at>

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