Subject: Re: using WEP and the wi(4) driver, any experience?
To: Brian Buhrow <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Lennart Augustsson <email@example.com>
Date: 12/10/2001 08:04:57
I'm not sure about Linksys, but my D-Link card can't do WEP in
hardware. It claims it can, but if you look closely at the driver that
D-Link has for Linux you can see that it does encryption in software.
Brian Buhrow wrote:
> Hello folks. I've just purchased a Linksys wireless lan card
> which works great with the wi(4) driver and wiconfig(8) under NetBSD-1.5Z,
> as long as I don't try to use WEP. I'm using it with a Farallon 8581
> gateway, which claims to do 64-bit and 128-bit encryption. If I try to
> talk with the Farallon using either the 40-bit key or the 104-bit key, they
> appear to not communicate, as if their keys aren't matching. Does the WEP
> support work on non-Lucent cards?
> Are there any tricks for debugging this problem any further?