[driverloader] unable to set encryption key for intel pro / dell d400

kent crispin kent at songbird.com
Fri Apr 2 12:33:56 EST 2004

Things seem to work fine up until when I try to set the key:

[root at raven kent]# iwconfig eth1 key AAAAAAAAAA
Error for wireless request "Set Encode" (8B2A) :

Anyone have any ideas?

Here's some background data:

[root at raven kent]# iwconfig eth1
eth1      IEEE 802.11-DS  ESSID:"Songbird"  Nickname:"raven.songbird.com"
          Mode:Managed  Frequency:2.412GHz  Bit Rate=11Mb/s   
          RTS thr=1600 B   Fragment thr=2344 B   
          Power Management:off
          Link Quality:0  Signal level:0  Noise level:0
          Rx invalid nwid:0  Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
          Tx excessive retries:0  Invalid misc:0   Missed beacon:0

[root at raven kent]# iwlist eth1 scan
eth1      Scan completed :
          Cell 01 - Address: 00:09:5B:3E:1B:66
                    Quality:1/1  Signal level:-227 dBm  Noise level:-200 dBm
                    Encryption key:on
                    Bit Rate:1Mb/s
                    Bit Rate:2Mb/s
                    Bit Rate:5.5Mb/s
                    Bit Rate:11Mb/s

[root at raven kent]# dldrconfig --info
Linuxant DriverLoader for Wireless LAN devices, version 1.64

Web configurator: listening on

Current parameters: ("dldrconfig --info")

Wireless interface name: eth1
        MAC address    : 00:04:23:A2:AE:D4
        Device instance: PCI-0000:01:03.0-8086:1043-8086:2565
        Device driver  : w70n51
        Driver Version :
        Description    : Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 7100 LAN Card Driver
        Adapter model  : PRO/Wireless LAN 2100 3A Mini PCI Adapter
        License owner  : kent at songbird.com
        License key    : .................
        License status : OK (Expires 2004-04-29)

[root at raven kent]# cat /proc/net/wireless
Inter-| sta-|   Quality        |   Discarded packets               | Missed
 face | tus | link level noise |  nwid  crypt   frag  retry   misc | beacon
  eth1: 0000    0     0     0        0      0      0      0      0        0

Kent Crispin 
kent at songbird.com SIP: 81202 at fwd.pulver.com

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