2.4.21: pain with "iwconfig wlan0 key [1] xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx key [1] key on key restricted"

insecure insecure at mail.od.ua
Sat Jun 21 17:19:07 EDT 2003


On Monday 16 June 2003 12:25, insecure wrote:
> I tried to update my kernel from 2.4.20 to 2.4.21
> (I had masquerading problems and netfilter folks
> asked me to recheck with newer kernel)
>
> A couple of things broke, one of them is hostap.
> I run my AP statically WEPed. I set crypto parameters
> like this:
>
> iwconfig wlan0 key [1] xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx key [1] key on key
> restricted
>
> It worked in 2.4.20. In 2.4.21 I get an error message.
> Sorry I did not save it exactly, need to reboot into
> 2.4.21 once more...
>
> But I did strace on this iwconfig command, maybe this will
> give you enougn info already:
...

I'd like to inform everybody that wireless tools v.26
compiled against wireless extensions 16 work fine
with kernel 2.4.21

Thanks Jean!
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