[hardy] networkmanager and WEP, and general questions
smcmackin at gmail.com
Wed Apr 9 20:19:17 UTC 2008
Francisco Borges wrote:
> Hello (again)
> This email got sent too early. when trying to indent my list with "tab"....
> I have a Intel wireless card, and I can connect to wireless networks which are
> (i) protected with WPA2,
> (ii) unprotected.
> But so far, using Hardy, I simply cannot connect to a WEP protected network.
> 1. Could anyone using a intel wireless card confirm if it can or
> cannot connect to a WEP network?
> 2. Other than that, which are the alternatives to NetworkManager for
> wireless connection?
> And now some general NM questions:
> 3. How do I debug a NetworkManager session?
> I can see what it prints in the logs, but I cannot find a way to make
> sense of that. As in: how to proceed with debugging when certain
> errors appear?
> NetworkManager will actually, in a rather irritating display of
> programming arrogance, suggest through its logs that I need to get a
> new wireless card. While the card works with (unprotected, WEP, WAP)
> on Windows, and (unprotected, WPA) networks in Linux. But if I try to
> use it in Linux for WEP, I need to "get a better one"? What is that?
> 4. How do I properly restart it? I can't find anything to do that in /etc/init.d
> Thanks in advance to any comments, or suggestions,
I have an Intel wireless card, iwl4965, and have no problems with WEP or
open APs. LEAP is problematic for me.
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