WEP-encryption problem

Helge Hoel helge at vvizard.net
Wed Jun 11 12:56:46 EDT 2003

On Wednesday 11 June 2003 18:46, Yu-Xi Lim wrote:
> Helge Hoel said:
> > merlin root # iwconfig wlan0 key s:blahblah
> > Error for wireless request "Set Encode" (8B2A) :
> >     SET failed on device wlan0 ; Function not implemented.
> >
> > Anybody know what the error could be? Doesn't the driver support WEP for
> > this
> > chipset?
> Did you remember to modprobe hostap_crypt_wep?

No, but I've done it now ;), and it gives the same error :/ Here's an output 
of my lsmod (at least the relevant part):

Module                  Size  Used by    Tainted: P
hostap_crypt_wep        3212   0  (unused)
hostap_crypt            1648   0  [hostap_crypt_wep]
prism2_pci             66560   1
p80211                 18956   1  [prism2_pci]

And here's a ouput of my "iwconfig wlan0"

wlan0     IEEE 802.11-b  ESSID:""
          Mode:Managed  Frequency:2.462GHz  Access Point: 00:0B:AC:E5:E9:5D
          Bit Rate:11Mb/s   Tx-Power:2346 dBm
          Retry min limit:8   RTS thr:off   Fragment thr:off
          Encryption key:off
          Link Quality:84/92  Signal level:-47 dBm  Noise level:-99 dBm
          Rx invalid nwid:0  Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
          Tx excessive retries:0  Invalid misc:0   Missed beacon:0

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