From: Claude Sutton <claudesutton@su...> - 2007-09-18 13:45:32
Quoting Michael Renzmann (mrenzmann@...):
> > I got a password from Gibson, in HEX. Saved it in a text file. Then
> > copied and pasted to the correct places in both Ubuntu and KR1, careful to
> > see that both were set for HEX and still I get locked out of the router
> > every time and have to use the ethernet connection to get back into the
> > KR1.
> 1. Make sure that the key is correctly passed to the driver. For that
> please check the output of "iwconfig ath0", it should mention the current
> encryption key in hexadecimal notation.
It returns this:
$ iwconfig ath0
ath0 IEEE 802.11g ESSID:"" Nickname:"KR1"
Mode:Managed Frequency:2.412 GHz Access Point: Not-Associated
Bit Rate:0 kb/s Tx-Power:8 dBm Sensitivity=1/1
Retry:off RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
Link Quality=0/70 Signal level=-97 dBm Noise level=-97 dBm
Rx invalid nwid:591 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0
> 2. Probably your AP is set up to use WEP in restricted mode. Refer to 
> for further information about the steps that are needed to make your
> client connect in that case.
> > My Ubuntu 6.06 does not support WPA, but I am working on that.
> Ubuntu 6.06 should have a package for wpa_supplicant on-board.
It does and I have followed the steps.
> Bye, Mike
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