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Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Wireless WEP Key?

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  • Aaron Luptak
    ... On debian, mine was set up in /etc/pcmcia/wireless.opts - It s standard with the wireless-tools package (i think), the file has pretty good documentation
    Message 1 of 6 , Dec 3, 2004
      mpierce wrote:

      >I'm using the ndiswrapper for a Belkin PCMCIA wlan0 802.11g on a Debian
      >system.
      >
      >The access point requires a key.
      >
      >On startup, the network fails as it cannot access due to authorisation problem
      >until I run,
      > iwconfig wlan0 key xxxxxxxxxxxxx
      > pump -i wlan0
      >
      >Is there a way to configure the system so that this key is permanently kept.
      >
      On debian, mine was set up in /etc/pcmcia/wireless.opts - It's standard
      with the wireless-tools package (i think), the file has pretty good
      documentation inside.
    • mpierce
      ... Working like a charm... Thank you! Finale setup is for anyone else: auto wlan0 iface wlan0 provider dhcp wireless_key xxxxxxxxx hostname notebook
      Message 2 of 6 , Dec 3, 2004
        On Sat, 4 Dec 2004 12:25 am, Peio wrote:
        > El vie, 03-12-2004 a las 13:11 +1100, mpierce escribió:
        > > I'm using the ndiswrapper for a Belkin PCMCIA wlan0 802.11g on a Debian
        > > system.
        > >
        > > The access point requires a key.
        > >
        > > On startup, the network fails as it cannot access due to authorisation
        > > problem until I run,
        > > iwconfig wlan0 key xxxxxxxxxxxxx
        > > pump -i wlan0
        > >
        > > Is there a way to configure the system so that this key is permanently
        > > kept.
        >
        > in /etc/network/interfaces
        > wireles_key XXXX(hexadecimal) | s:XXXX(ascii)
        Working like a charm... Thank you!
        Finale setup is for anyone else:

        auto wlan0
        iface wlan0 provider dhcp
        wireless_key xxxxxxxxx
        hostname notebook

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