Subject: Re: ath(4) with WEP and dhclient (not working)
To: Dheeraj Reddy <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-net
Date: 01/24/2006 05:21:44
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On Sat, Jan 21, 2006 at 03:54:22PM -0500, Dheeraj Reddy wrote:
> On 1/20/06, matthew sporleder <> wrote:
> Ok. I tried switching WEP off. and it all works fine. So to summarize
> the problem.
> 1) Without WEP everything works fine
> 2) With WEP, outgoing frames are fine, because I can see dhcp
> request/reply packets on a netbsd box running a dhcp server correctly.
>     But incoming frames are goofed up with WEP (64-bit if that helps).
> I tried to configure the interface with static addresses.. but since
> arp also fails nothing works.

Try "128" bit WEP. We bought a windows laptop that wouldn't work with our
wireless, and returned the first one. Turns out everything is fine with
128 bit WEP or WPA. As it runs Windows, I'm not sure what chipset it is

Take care,


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