XP SP1 Questions
james.harper at bigpond.com
Sat Mar 22 04:26:40 EST 2003
Can't offer any help, but my laptop (xpsp1) with a compaq wl100 works
fine with my linux server running hostap with a dwl520 dlink wireless
> -----Original Message-----
> From: hostap-admin at shmoo.com [mailto:hostap-admin at shmoo.com]
> On Behalf Of Dustin Marquess
> Sent: Friday, 21 March 2003 16:14
> To: hostap at shmoo.com
> Subject: XP SP1 Questions
> I've been using Win2k and XP Pro machines fine with Hostap.
> I've noticed that my XP machines after applying SP1 and my
> Windows Server 2003 beta machine both like to use some new
> Windows Wireless setup. The problem is I can't seem to get
> this thing to connect to my Hostap network to save my life.
> With WEP, it won't take my full 128-bit WEP key. If I
> disable WEP on the Hostap side and on the XP side, it still
> won't connect. If I use the prism control panel applet to
> config the card and skip the windows setup, it works like a champ.
> My only problem is the prism control panel applet doesn't do
> anything on Windows Server 2003, so I can't use this
> workaround on there.
> How do I go about using the built-in Windows wireless crap?
> Do I have to use 802.1x? I tried using hostapd in standalone
> (without RADIUS) mode and it didn't seem to help at all. Do
> I have to have a RADIUS server to get this damn Windows
> Server 2003 machine connected or what?
> I'd really appreciate any help before I rip my hair out :)
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