[arch-general] Can't connect to WEP-protected network

Jelle van der Waa jelle at vdwaa.nl
Thu Mar 17 10:56:47 EDT 2011

On Thu, 2011-03-17 at 10:34 -0400, John Albright wrote: 
> Hello. I just installed Arch last weekend and have gotten KDE and
> NetworkManager installed. I'm able to connect to unprotected and
> WPA-protected wireless networks, but when I try to use a WEP-protected one,
> the NetworkManager applet keeps prompting for the password. I'm sure I'm
> putting the right password in. Other computers are able to connect to the
> network. I've only been able to try one WEP-protected network so far. I have
> no idea what else could be wrong. Has anyone else had this problem?

You need to give some more details, which kernel, wireless driver,
wireless chipset. And for the love of god use WPA2 already. (WEP can be
cracked within minutes )
Jelle van der Waa
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