04:0e.0 Ethernet controller : VIA Technologies, Inc. VT6102 [Rhine-II] [1106:3065] (rev 8d)
Subsystem: Giga-byte Technology Device [1458:e000]
Kernel driver in use: via-rhine
Kernel modules: via-rhine
eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:1a:4d:0a:65:b7
inet addr:192.168.2.9 Bcast:192.168.2.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
inet6 addr: fe80::21a:4dff:fe0a:65b7/64 Scope:Link
UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1492 Metric:1
RX packets:17275 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:26764 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
RX bytes:1340661 (1.3 MB) TX bytes:5171349 (5.1 MB)
According to your readouts. It should connect as wpa/psk encyrption has no bearing on a wired connection.
I am trying to connect to a hidden network with WPA/PSK encryption. The wired connection never connects
Here is where my ignorance of Arch linux kicks in. What the F_________
Sure does not look like Arch Linux to me.
Linux owner-Everex-IMPACT-Series 3.5.0-23-generic #35~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jan 25 17:15:33 UTC 2013 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
So you are running a wireless usb, huh.
Bus 001 Device 008: ID 050d:945a Belkin Components F7D1101 Basic Wireless USB Adapter v1000 [Realtek RTL8188SU]
I am guessing that is the driver for that wireless usb. Which shows in lsmod also
__ Port 3: Dev 8, If 0, Class=vend., Driver=r8712u, 480M
wireless is showing as running. Even though you can't get the pass key to take which is one issue. The other issue. Land Line. Should be working just fine.
wlan0 unassociated Nickname:"rtl_wifi"
Mode:Managed Access Point: Not-Associated Sensitivity:0/0
Retry:off RTS thr:off Fragment thr: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
Just so we are on the same page
also we need