[TriLUG] WEP, Debian, and me again
rvestal at trilug.org
Mon Jun 14 20:29:58 EDT 2004
I have tried this, but when I do dhclient eth1 it never connects. I can
connect to an open one though.
On Mon, 2004-06-14 at 10:49, Sam Kalat wrote:
> I had a bit of pain getting my wireless card (Dell TrueMobile 1150) to work
> under Debian after relying on 'neat' in RedHat. My memory is a bit fuzzy but
> I think this is what it took:
> in /etc/network/interfaces, setup to use DHCP:
> iface eth1 inet dhcp
> in /etc/modules.conf, the module I use (previously was modprobing it every
> time I used the card):
> alias eth1 orinoco_cs
> At a loss for where else to put it, I made a small script to call (well, with
> an actual key and SSID):
> iwconfig eth1 key 0000000000000000000000000
> iwconfig eth1 essid "MySSID"
> I run that and do 'ifup eth1' and it works. I bet there is a more elegant and
> approved method, but I didn't know where to look for one. Does that help?
> On Sunday 13 June 2004 09:12 pm, Roy Vestal wrote:
> > OK, I know I've bugging the crap out of everyone about WEP so I'll do it
> > again. :P
> > Anyway, I have an old Fedora Core laptop that I've installed Debian
> > Testing, cause I want to learn "the other side". Here's what I did on my
> > FC laptop (I have more than one) and it got the wireless working:
> > iwconfig eth1 essid mynetwork key 12345abcde678fgh
> > ifconfig eth1 up
> > dhclient eth1
> > I STILL haven't been able to get the Debian box to connect. I get
> > access point address 44:44:44:44:44:44, which according to the howto's
> > I've seen this means it can't see my access point. I'm litterally
> > sitting next to it to make that not a problem.
> > I know this laptop with this NIC connects to this access point under
> > Windows and FC1.
> > Thanks for the help guys and gals.
> > Roy
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