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

John Albright trumpetman258 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 17 11:41:39 EDT 2011

The channel is 11, and I just realized that I can only specify 1-4 in my
connection settings. So maybe that's the issue. However, I'm just going to
skirt around the issue and change the network to WPA instead. I didn't at
first because it's not my network, but I've been given the go-ahead.

On Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 11:04 AM, Auguste Pop <auguste at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 10:34 PM, John Albright <trumpetman258 at gmail.com>
> 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?
> >
> Hi,
> What's the channel the WEP network you mentioned is operating on? Make
> sure it is operating on channel 1-11.
> Best Regards,

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