[hardy] networkmanager and WEP

jack wallen jlwallen at monkeypantz.net
Mon Apr 7 03:19:51 BST 2008


> does anyone have any ideas?
>
> cheers
> L.
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have you tried installing and using WICD?

>
> On Mon, Apr 7, 2008 at 6:25 AM, Francisco Borges
> <francisco.borges at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> On Sat, Apr 5, 2008 at 5:11 PM, David Vincent <dvincent at sleepdeprived.ca> wrote:
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>>>  > But so far, using Hardy, I simply cannot connect to a WEP protected network.
>>>       
>>  >
>>  >  Are you sure you're choosing the correct passphrase type?
>>  >
>>  >  WEP 128-bit Passphrase
>>  >  WEP 64/128-bit Hex
>>  >  WEP 64/128-bit ASCII
>>  >
>>  >  I had problems connecting to my WEP network until I realised I was not
>>  >  paying attention and had left it on the default "WEP 128-bit
>>  >  Passphrase".  NM would look like it was going to connect but then would
>>  >  fail.  WPA worked fine.  Finally I saw the "WEP 64/128-bit Hex" option
>>  >  and once I started using that everything was fine.
>>  >
>>  >  Just a thought.
>>
>>  I am sure I tried that. But I was always filling in a passphrase on
>>  the "WEP 128-bit Passphrase", and this key (generated from the
>>  passphrase on the router interface) on the "WEP 64/128-bit Hex".
>>
>>  What are you filling in in the Hex key field? An actual key you got
>>  from a phrase when configuring the router, or your actual passphrase?
>>
>>  Kind regards,
>>  --
>>  Francisco
>>
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