[Bug 222793] Re: Can't connect to 2wire HomePortal 1000SW wireless network with WEP enabled
unicandun at gmail.com
Sun Nov 9 00:57:47 UTC 2008
I can confirm that with the intrepid release the bug was fixed !!
On 11/7/08, Leann Ogasawara <leann at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Can anyone else confirm this specific issue is fixed for them with
> Intrepid's final release? Thanks.
> ** Changed in: linux (Ubuntu)
> Status: Confirmed => Incomplete
> Can't connect to 2wire HomePortal 1000SW wireless network with WEP enabled
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> Status in The Linux Kernel: Invalid
> Status in "linux" source package in Ubuntu: Incomplete
> Bug description:
> I'm using a Toshiba laptop with an internal wireless card, dual-booting
> Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy, with latest updates) and Windoaze, and I'm trying to
> connect to my parent's home wireless network. They have a 2wire HomePortal
> 1000SW with a 10-digit hex WEP key. Windows connects to the network with no
> When I try to connect from Hardy, NetworkManager prompts me to enter the
> key. I select the Hex option, enter the key and press
> connect. NetworkManager then hangs for about 15 minutes while saying
> "Waiting for network key for HomeNet..." before giving up and telling me I
> can't connect. This was also an issue in Gutsy.
> We've now confirmed that a similar problem occurs with Network Manager,
> wicd and wlassistant.
> After further inspection, we've noticed that the HomePortal unit resets
> whenever a connection is attempted.
Can't connect to 2wire HomePortal 1000SW wireless network with WEP enabled
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