the infamous linux wifi monster strikes-wirechief, Leonard, and marc

Nils Kassube kassube at gmx.net
Wed Apr 22 06:24:55 UTC 2009


Robert Holtzman wrote:
> On Tue, 21 Apr 2009, Nils Kassube wrote:
> > Ah, _that_ configuration utility. Sorry, I didn't remember it
> > exists because it is Windows only and I never even tried to use it.
> > For me it is just a pretty icon on the config page :)
>
> I assume you're referring to the option to automatically enable
> encryption. If so, as a matter of curiosity, if it's for Windows
> only, why does it populate the router (and IIRC wicd also) with a
> key?

I am referring to the utility named "SecureEasySetup" which is what I 
thought you were referring to as well. Actually I didn't try what it 
does.

> I posted the problem to my local LUG list. An individual I consider
> to be quite knowledgeable just replied in part that "The source your
> firmware is running has the known WPA/WPA2 encryption issues" I need
> to do some more research on that.

That's interesting. Which firmware has the issues, WRT54GL or 2200BG?


Nils




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