Getting wifi to work

Karl Auer kauer at
Tue Jun 20 10:37:29 UTC 2006

On Tue, 2006-06-20 at 11:42 +0200, Alexander Skwar wrote:
> > I'm going to guess that the section should look like this: (I think 
> > network-admin should be creating this section when you use it, but I'm 
> > not certain.)
> > 
> > auto ath0
> > iface ath0 inet dhcp
> >     wireless-essid <your-essid>
> >     wireless-key <your-key>
> Will try that - but actually, I doubt that this helps... Dunno, just a
> feeling.

If you have an ASCII key (like "thisismykey12" you can put "s:" in front
of it and use it without having to convert it to hex.

   wireless-key s:thisismykey12

Adn (it may have already been said) drop WEP until you've got things
working. Then turn on WEP (or better).

Regards, K.

Karl Auer (kauer at                   +61-2-64957160 (w/h)                  +61-428-957160 (mob)

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