[ltp] T43 wireless problem, Fedora 11

Richard Neill linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Sat, 04 Jul 2009 18:49:18 +0100

Stuart Friedman wrote:
> This is a T43 2687D4U with a single boot, fresh install of Fedora 11,
> Intel wireless card.
>  In my former location I had no problem connecting wireless that had a
> 64 bit WEP password.
> Now I am in a location that has a 128 bit password and when I enter it
> I am only returned to the screen to enter a password.

Can you do it manually with iwconfig?
Eg, as root

iwconfig wlan0 essid YOUR-SSID mode managed key KEY

where KEY may be a hex key of whatever length. Or, if key is a 
string-key, prefix it with "s:"