NetworkManager vs WEP - again
On Mon, 2007-12-31 at 20:57 -0500, DJ Delorie wrote:
> I just upgraded from FC6 to F8 and decided to give NM another chance.
> It still doesn't work with my WEP router.
> F8 on Dell 6400 Inspiron
> IPW3945 card
> Belkin B/G/N AP - unencrypted
> Linksys B AP - encrypted
> What works...
> NM can see my wired network. NM can see my unencrypted AP. NM
> automatically switches between the two when I plug/unplug the ethernet
> My XP laptop can see and connect to both wireless APs.
> "iwlist scan" sees both APs.
> system-config-network can connect to both APs.
> What doesn't work...
> NM cannot connect to the WEP-encrypted AP, with either 64 or 128 bit
> I keep getting "association took too long, asking for new key"
How do you put in your key. You get three choices. Depending on your key
I would use the ASCI choice or the hex choice. Not the first one you see
called the Passphrase 128 bit. That one has a peculiar algorithm for
calculating the ecryption key that your AP may not work with.
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