From: Karl Vogel <karl.vogel@se...> - 2004-06-17 18:24:15
Corey Wallis (InetWizardry) wrote:
> When I try to configure the wlan0 to use a wep encryption key the
> following error message is reported
> # /sbin/iwconfig wlan0 key restricted s:mypassword
> Error for wireless request "Set Encode" (8B2A) :
> SET failed on device wlan0 ; Invalid argument.
I had the same problem. For some reason using the string syntax when setting
the key doesn't work. Try using the hex value of the key, e.g.
# /sbin/iwconfig wlan0 key restricted HEXVALUE