configuring wireless connection - beginner

Jay Strauss me at heyjay.com
Sun Jun 26 17:10:58 EDT 2005


Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 26, 2005 at 09:10:05AM -0500, Jay Strauss wrote:
> 
> 
>>OPTIONS="-w -Dhostap -ieth0 -c/etc/wpa_supplicant.conf"
> 
> 
> Are you renaming the network interface at some point? Host AP driver is
> normally using wlan0 as the interface name.

I'm not doing it on purpose.  I've been using WEP for a year and my 
wireless NIC has always been eth0.  I don't know how it got set to that, 
but it wasn't I did intentionally.

>>hydrogen:~# cat /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf
> 
> 
>>network={
>>         ssid="linksys"
>>         psk="myhouse"
> 
> 
> Minimum length for the WPA ASCII passphrase is eight characters, so this
> would be rejected.

My passphase is actually longer, I just didn't want to post it.

Thanks
Jay



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