Problem connecting to static WEP

Kel Modderman kel at
Tue Nov 20 00:05:15 EST 2007

On Monday 19 November 2007 04:28:56 Laia Manrique wrote:
> I am trying to connect to a static WEP network. When I run wpa_supplicant,
> everything seems to work fine, but I do not get an IP address (dhdcpd times
> out). I have no problems connecting to more spohisticated WPA2 networks. I
> am almost sure that I am doing something stupid, but I have not had much
> luck finding a solution.
> My configuration file is:
> ctrl_interface=/var/run/wpa_supplicant
>  network={
> ssid="Tanis"
> key_mgmt=NONE
> wep_key0=my_len13_wep_key
> priority=10
> }
> The output of "wpa_supplicant -iwlan0 -Dwext -dd -c/wpa/conf/file" is (by
> the way, I am using ndiswrapper, but -Dndiswrapper does not work):

Just a note, ndiswrapper supports only WEXT for a long time now.

Jouni, what reservations would you have to the removal of driver_ndiswrapper 
backend in the 0.6.X branch?

Thanks, Kel.

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