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Re: Wireless network problems - Dell Inspiron 1501



On Thu, 10 Jan 2008, Frank Cox wrote:

> On Thu, 10 Jan 2008 13:30:36 +0000
> Timothy Murphy <gayleard eircom net> wrote:
>
> > Do you have correct entries in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 ?
> > (Or whatever interface you are using in place of eth0.)
> > Eg "ONBOOT=yes" and "ESSID=...".
> >
> > Also perhaps "alias eth0 <driver>" in /etc/modprobe.conf .
> > Then try "service network restart" (as root).
>
> Thank you for your reply.  I have indeed been down that road
> (several times) and ultimately have concluded that the problem is
> that the wireless driver doesn't appear to support WEP/WEP2
> security, at least not the way that I have it set up.  By setting
> the security to "disabled" on my router, I can make that wireless
> card work.

that's where i am at the moment.  b43 driver, and i can talk to my
(unsecured) linksys wireless router runningn OpenWRT just fine.  the
instant i try to use encryption, nothing.

rday
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