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Re: Netgear WG511 && WEP (on an emachine)




Try entering the WEP with an "0x" in the front - ie., 0xhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

 wher the 'h's are your WEP key...

Sam Stengler



Anthony Presley <anthony resolution com> said:

> Hi All --
> 
> I recently picked up an eMachine 6805, and got it up and running FC2,
> using the 64-bit version of the OS.  Overall, it's not bad.
> 
> I realize that the Broadcom 802.11g chip is a LONG way from being
> 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:
> 	KEY=s:XXXXXXXXXXXXX
> 
> I've tried with several different keys (always key 1 on the router), and
> two different routers / access points / firewalls.  Under Windows, this
> same card has no problems.
> 
> Is WEP working with prism54?  What about on the 64-bit kernel?
> 
> What else am I missing?
> 
> --Anthony
> 
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