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hi, Am using Fedora 8 and am having a wifi problem am trying to use the terminal to connect to a wireless network. I can scan for networks from the ...
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- 02-05-2008 #1
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- Jan 2008
Am using Fedora 8 and am having a wifi problem
am trying to use the terminal to connect to a wireless network. I can scan for networks from the terminal but when i run the command
~# iwconfig eth1 enc 1234567890
It gives the error
Error for wireless request "Set Encode" (8B2A) :
invalid argument "1234567890"
can someone help me out
- 02-05-2008 #2
- Join Date
- Feb 2008
i am not sure about it but try this...
iwconfig eth1 ESSID "name of ur connection" (without "")
ifconfig eth1 down
ifconfig eth1 up
now ping ur ip address ...if it doesn't work then make sure ur network manager is on and is running .....use following commands for this...
level 345 NetworkManager ON
/sbin/chkconfig -- level 345 NetworkManager ON
/sbin/chkconfig --level 345 NetworkManagerDispatcher on
/sbin/service NetworkManager start
/sbin/service NetworkManagerDispatcher start
i hope it will work !!