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Re: Help with setting up Ad-Hoc wifi connection





On 4/8/06, Res <res ausics net> wrote:
On Sat, 8 Apr 2006, Arthur Pemberton wrote:

> Hi guys,
>
> I just moved from FC4 to FC5. In FC4 I had a wifi connection setup well
> between my FC4 (madwifi , dhcpd, squid) and my laptop running windows. This
> time, after I installed the modules from Livna, system-config-network
> recognized the wifi card as an ethernet card, coping over the contents of my
> previous ifcfg (which I had backed up) fixed that, and showed things as
> wireless in system-config-network. However, even after setting the
> encryption key to what it was before (eg. PASSS) but things don't work.
> Nothing is even seen when I do a `tcpdump -v -i wifi0`
>


Did you enter it with clear text or hex?

I entered it as clear text with system-config-network (as I did the first time)

Temp remove wep on your AP and see if it works then, to see if its a key
problem

It is an Ad-Hoc connection, no AP involved.

> Please advise.
>
> Thank you.
>
> --
> As a boy I jumped through Windows, as a man I play with Penguins.
>

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Cheers
Res

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