Question about WEP on wpa_supplicant

Soft Ergate ergatesoft at
Thu May 25 23:05:21 EDT 2006

I am using a sychip wireless card, the driver type is linux wireless 
extention 18.
Does that means the driver doesn't support SIOCSIWESSID?

>From: Dan Williams <dcbw at>
>To: Soft Ergate <ergatesoft at>
>CC: hostap at
>Subject: Re: Question about WEP on wpa_supplicant
>Date: Thu, 25 May 2006 11:22:59 -0400
>On Thu, 2006-05-25 at 15:16 +0800, Soft Ergate wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I am a user of wpa_supplicant, there is a trouble when I try WEP on
> > wpa_supplicant(0.4.8).
> > Could you help me?
> > Thanks!
>What wireless card and driver are you using?
>This bit seems quite bad too:
>ioctl[SIOCSIWESSID]: Connection refused
>and usually indicates a driver problem.

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