Bug 469183 - Can't connect to wep-protected network with any kernels > 2.6.25
Can't connect to wep-protected network with any kernels > 2.6.25
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Kernel Maintainer List
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Reported: 2008-10-30 10:18 EDT by Andrew Overholt
Modified: 2008-10-31 13:20 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-10-31 13:20:23 EDT
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Description Andrew Overholt 2008-10-30 10:18:52 EDT
Description of problem:
I can't connect to wep-protected network with any kernels > 2.6.25.  I can with but not with  I'll verify with an earlier 2.6.26.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. attempt to connect to wireless network to which you know the WEP key
Actual results:
Can't connect

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Additional info:
I'll attach a snapshot of /var/log/messages but if there's anything else I can attach, let me know.  This happens on multiple WEP-protected networks.  I'm not sure about WPA.

Comment 1 Andrew Overholt 2008-10-30 10:45:23 EDT
I can confirm that I can successfully connect to WEP-protected networks with


but not with the earliest 2.6.26 kernel on my system:

Comment 2 Chuck Ebbert 2008-10-31 12:52:14 EDT
Possibly fixed in the 2.6.27 update?

Comment 3 Andrew Overholt 2008-10-31 13:20:23 EDT
(In reply to comment #2)
> Possibly fixed in the 2.6.27 update?

Yes!  Also, my bluetooth adaptor started working again!  Thanks. is the version that fixed it for me, FWIW.

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