[driverloader] unable to set WEP key on a Proxim gold 11b/g pccard
kupton at speakeasy.net
Mon Jun 21 14:16:56 EDT 2004
I just found the problem. Doing a "iwlist eth1 keys" shows:
eth1 1 key sizes : 104 bits
4 keys available :
I used a 104 bit key instead of a 40 bit key and everything worked!
On Mon, 2004-06-21 at 11:37, Kyle Upton wrote:
> The card is a Proxim IEEE 802.11b/g PC Card (Model: 8570-WD).
> "Cardctl ident" shows:
> product info: "Atheros Communications, Inc.", "AR5001-0000-0000",
> "Wireless LAN Reference Card", "00"
> manfid: 0x0271, 0x0012
> function: 6 (network)
> I'm using the driver "ntpr11ag" from Proxim, Version 03/17/2003,126.96.36.199
> (which came on the CD with the card.
> I am able to get this card working fine with Linuxant driverloader
> (version 1.71) as long as encryption is turned off. When I try to set a
> key, however, using:
> iwconfig eth1 key 666f6f6261
> I get the following output in /sys/log/messages:
> driverloader : ndisSetInformation: 802_11_ADD_WEP st=BUFFER_TOO_SHORT
> W=17 N=20
> eth1: Error -28 configuring keys
> Anyone know a way around this?
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