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Re: Linksys WVC54GCA camera, anyone?



On 31/01/09 00:44, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> Timothy Murphy wrote:
> 
>> I have a couple of these Linksys
>> "Wireless-G Internet Home Monitoring Camera"s
>> which I'm trying to install on my Fedora network.
>> I'm using a Linksys WRT54GL router (running Linux dd-wrt)
>> with 64-bit WEP encryption.
>> (I know the supposed dangers of this,
>> but one of the laptops in use does not seem to support WPA.)
>>
>> Anyway, the camera comes with a Windows Setup CD.
>> The setup program does not seem to work with WEP.
>> (It works fine if encryption is disabled.)
> 
> Not really relevant here, but in case anyone else has this problem,
> I found that after turning off encryption on the network,
> setting up the camera with encryption disabled,
> and linking to the camera with WiFi,
> I could then access the camera software and turn encryption back on.
> Then when I turned encryption back on the router
> I could see the camera video and all was well.
> 
> I have another WVC54GCA camera, and I'm going to see
> if I can do the whole thing through Linux on that.

Then please report your findings here on the list.

Thank you,
-- 
Erik.


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