Bug 127353 - BAD wont use WEP
Summary: BAD wont use WEP
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: system-config-network   
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Version: 2
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Harald Hoyer
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Reported: 2004-07-06 23:51 UTC by matthew pease
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-09-16 14:25:13 UTC
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Description matthew pease 2004-07-06 23:51:08 UTC
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Description of problem:
Activating Wireless LAN card (linksys instant wireless lan card v3)
produces the following message and fails to set wep code

Error for wireless request "Set Encode" (8B2A) :
    SET failed on device eth1 ; Invalid argument

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
Activate Card with wep enabled

Additional info:

work around can be used by iwconfig eth1 enc (wepcodehere)

however this has to be done after every boot.

Comment 1 matthew pease 2004-07-06 23:52:05 UTC
Also cant get ip because of webcode not being set

Comment 2 Harald Hoyer 2004-07-07 08:25:31 UTC
the initscripts do:
# iwconfig eth1 key <wep>
is that different from
# iwconfig eth1 enc <wep>
??? I do not think so...

Comment 3 matthew pease 2004-07-07 15:08:32 UTC
dont know as it never shows a wepcode as enterd when i do iwconfig eth1

when i did it though the menu and set it to activate interface on startup

Comment 4 matthew pease 2004-07-10 15:08:38 UTC
AHH i feel a right idoiot i forgot to put the 0x bit in at the start

Comment 5 Matthew Miller 2005-04-26 16:11:31 UTC
Fedora Core 2 is now maintained by the Fedora Legacy project for
security updates only. If this problem is a security issue, please
reopen and reassign to the Fedora Legacy product. If it is not a
security issue and hasn't been resolved in the current FC3 updates or
in the FC4 test release, reopen and change the version to match.

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