[ltp] Cisco Aironet 350 Mini PCI on an R40 running SuSE 9
Thu, 18 Dec 2003 15:08:07 -0700
Fabrice Bellet wrote:
>On Thu, Dec 18, 2003 at 08:47:39AM -0700, Mike Evans wrote:
>> iwconfig eth1 key s:mypass
>I don't know how iwconfig does the transformation from the ASCII
>string "mypass" to the 64 or 128 bits WEP key. Usually, this algorithm
>is highly dependent of the vendor, so the only solution to achieve
>interoperability with such hardware is to enter the WEP key in
>hexadecimal form, to avoid confusion. Most AP give an access to the
>raw hexadecimal string of their WEP key.
Thanks, I'll try that. Will iwconfig know whether the key I enter is
128 or 64 bit, or do I have to specify it explicitly?