F7 and WPA

Christopher A. Williams chrisw at cawllc.com
Sat Jun 9 14:28:33 UTC 2007

On Sat, 2007-06-09 at 15:10 +0100, John Lagrue wrote:
> Has anybody managed to get F7 working on WPA?
> I usually run ndiswrapper, but was persuaded to try bw-cutter after
> installing F7. It seems to work too, because it detects Wi-Fi points
> correctly - but it won't connect ever; just keeps asking for the
> wireless key.
> This is with NetworkManager and Gnome.

I've had this happen a couple of times before realizing that Network
Manager had incorrectly detected the key type. Make sure you know which
type you need (WPA, WPA2 Personal, WEP Hex, WEP Passphrase, etc.)

Once I fixed that part (WPA2 Personal in my case), everything connected
right up.



Christopher A. Williams
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